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AMC IS A SPECIALIST INSTITUTE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA

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AUSTRALIAS NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME EDUCATION, TRAINING AND RESEARCH

YOUR TICKET TO THE WORLD


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WhY

AMC?

Want to captain a vessel, safeguard the worlds marine environments,

The Australian Maritime College (AMC) is Australias national institute for maritime and maritime-related education, training and research, and one of the seven founding members of the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU). AMC is a specialist institute of the University of Tasmania (UTAS), founded in 1980 and one of Australias original sandstone universities. Together we offer an exceptional, more personal educational experience thats great value for money, and a relaxed campus lifestyle in an island environment often described as one of the most beautiful places on earth.

keep the worlds goods moving, or design ships and robotic underwater vehicles?

Looking for a career change, a new life ashore or better prospects ?

Want to pursue your

passion through graduate research thats got real world

application?

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A global reputation for excellence


Excellence that transfers directly to you

World-class, multi-million-dollar suite of specialist facilities


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High graduate employment rate


Were driven by your success

Professionally experienced lecturers with world-wide industry links


Well set your career aspirations on course

Flexible course delivery


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Study part-time , online or by distance

Small class sizes on campus Endless opportunities

Youll get one-on-one access to teaching staff Youll have access to a wide range of scholarships (some are even non-competitive)

Part-time study is not available to international students on a student visa studying in Australia. International students studying in Australia on a student visa may not undertake this course by distance.

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CONTENTS
World-class Learning and Research Facilities Undergraduate & Vocational Course Information
Marine Environment Conservation Aquaculture Fisheries Management Aquatic Animal Health Maritime Engineering Ocean Engineering Naval Architecture Marine & Offshore Engineering Maritime Business & International Logistics International Logistics (Freight Forwarding) Maritime & Logistics Management Maritime Technology Management Coastal Seafaring (deck & engine) Ocean Seafaring (deck & engine)

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Research Higher 51 Degree (HDR) Opportunities AMC SEARCH Commercial Services scholarships: national & international amc on tV open daY Campus life & accommodation enQuiries, entrY reQuirements & how to applY

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taKe the helm


Centre for Maritime Simulations Experience what its like to be in control of a vessel using one of the worlds most advanced maritime simulators
This state-of-the art suite of facilities offers real-time maritime simulation technology that includes a full-mission ships bridge, a tug simulator and six ship operations bridges. It is used for research and investigation into port development, ship manoeuvring, and improving ship and port safety and efficiency. It also bridges the gap between practice and theory as an effective aid for training and competency assessment of ship masters and deck officers. They learn about ship-handling, passage planning and the use of radar, electronic charts, automatic identication systems and automatic radar plotting aids. All eight bridges can be made interactive. The simulator database includes most Australian and New Zealand ports, as well as areas of Europe, Malaysia, and Indonesia. AMC also provides regular pilot simulation training to maritime organisations such as TasPorts, Newcastle Ports Corporation, Rio Tinto, Port Kembla, Southport (NZ), TT Line, Woodside Energy and Port Nelson.

Experience real-time maritime simulation

technology

DId YoU KnoW?


Two of the worlds biggest cruise ships made it safely into Sydney Harbour, thanks to the Centre for Maritime Simulations. Ocean liners Queen Mary II and Queen Elizabeth docked within 15 minutes of each other near Fort Denison for the rst time virtually on AMCs ship simulator, and then in real life. Prior to the real visit by the two Queens, Port of Sydney pilots travelled to Launceston to utilise AMCs ship bridge and tug simulators to assess the operations huge logistical and technical challenges. The pilots were able to manage the speed and control the separation distances required to safely navigate the vessels which measure 345 and 293 metres long respectively through the waterway.

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Meet our fleet


This impressive eet of training vessels is based at the Beauty Point campus, a 45-minute drive from AMCs main campus, close to where the Tamar estuary meets Bass Strait.

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BLUeFIn
This former collier is moored permanently and has been renovated for use as a stationary training ship. Seafaring students learn how to rebuild and maintain engines on board, and a damage control unit, comprising three oodable compartments, is used to train students and Department of Defence Pacic Patrol Boat personnel. An R5 fast rescue boat and davit are also located on board. Whether youre studying maritime engineering, the marine environment, navigation, or the workings of a ships engine, its likely youll spend some time on AMCs 35m agship training vessel. Bluen cruises Australian waters with up to 20 students on training voyages from two days to two weeks. Studies on board include habitat monitoring, sh sampling, shing technology, machinery operation and maintenance, environmental assessment, oceanographic instrument mooring, and ship design and function. Bluen is also used for coastal masters, pre-sea deck and integrated rating training, and training in shipboard operations.

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Bluen is also available for commercial charter. It has rescued stranded Antarctic scientists from Macquarie Island and conducted minesweeping trials for the Royal Australian Navy.

Aboard this mobile classroom, marine environment students learn about shing gear technology, prawn trawling techniques, habitat mapping and aquatic sampling. This 14m steel-hulled former Queensland prawn trawler is also used by coastal seafaring students gaining their small vessel handling certicate.

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SURVIVe at sea

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EMeRGenc Y ResPonse centRe

Providing the training that could one day mean the difference between life and death
Damage Control Unit
How well do you cope when things go wrong? Find out at the Damage Control (Flood) Training Centre. The facility is located on the AMCs training vessel Stephen Brown, which is permanently moored at Beauty Point. The three oodable compartments on board provide damage control training for seafaring students and Department of Defence Pacic Patrol Boat personnel.

SurViVal Centre
Learn how to keep a cool head under pressure. Combining a heated pool and mock ships superstructure, this facility is blacked out for simulated night exercises, and can also create water turbulence, rain, wind noise and simulated storm effects. Students learn from the best at a facility that provides frontline training for oceangoing members of the maritime industry, including shermen and passenger ship crew. The pool is also used by naval architecture and ocean engineering students for deep water model testing.

Fast Rescue Boat Training


This is a practical hands-on opportunity for students and qualied mariners to learn how to launch and handle a Fast Rescue Craft (FRC), as well as recover people who have fallen overboard, and manage a casualty.

DId YoU KnoW?


All students undergoing training or studies on the Bluen undertake an Elements of Shipboard Safety (ESS) course through the Emergency Response Centre. This includes units on re prevention, accident prevention, emergency procedures and survival at sea.

Marine Fire Fighting Training Centre


Help avoid tragedies at sea. Staffed by experienced officers, this facility specialises in practical training including the control of liquid and gas res, and the use of self-contained breathing apparatus to ght res in a mock ship structure. The re investigation unit provides seafarers with the knowledge and skills to determine the cause of res on ships and how to preserve the scene.

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learn from the best


Put your ideas to the test and learn from the best in world-class facilities that are also used by industry leaders and defence organisations

NAtIonAL HYdRodYnAMIcs ReseARcH CentRe

Towing tanK
Australias largest hydrodynamic towing tank has been designed to investigate the behaviour of ships hulls in different conditions, and to nd ways to reduce fuel costs and environmental damage. Naval architecture and ocean engineering students use this 100m-long tank and a huge range of specially made models to study vessels, offshore oil rigs and even submarines in a variety of controlled environments. The facility has also played a key role in several Americas Cup campaigns. Industry projects conducted in the towing tank have involved experiments on defence vessels, patrol and police boats, catamaran, frigates, bulk carriers, container ships, high performance racing yachts, landing craft, barges, trimarans, submarines, wave energy structures, tidal energy converters, sonar equipment and semi-submersibles.

Model test basin


Where else could you test everything from manmade surf facilities to navy vessels? The model test basin is used by students, national research organisations and industry to conduct hydrodynamic experiments in maritime operations in ports, harbours, rivers and coastal regions. It has also been used to test cutting-edge wave energy technology. The basins wave maker features sixteen computer-controlled paddles that can produce a variety of waves. Engineering students conduct experimental laboratory sessions here and rst-year maritime engineering students test their mettle in the highlycompetitive rat-trap races. The facility is used by industry for a variety of experiments. Organisations involved include the Defence Science & Technology Organisation (DSTO), Oceanlinx, Rio Tinto, the UK Ministry of Defence, Austal Ships, Newcastle Port Corporation, Kobe University (Japan), Memorial University (Canada), and Incat Tasmania.

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CaVitation research laboratorY


This facility is the maritime equivalent of a wind tunnel. Internationally unique, this is one of the few experimental laboratories of this type in the world, used to test hydrodynamic behaviour of submerged structures such as submarines and ship hulls. Cavitation can interfere with the operation of hydrographic and acoustic research ships, and cause discomfort for cruise ship passengers. It can rapidly erode the surface of concrete, metal and other hard materials. The facility plays a key role in providing research and advice on the development of submarines, destroyers, patrol boats and other defence vessels. The lab also has applications in the areas of medicine, biomedical engineering and biology.

Circulating water channel


A window into the ways of the underwater world. Situated at Beauty Point, this facility can be used to test the behaviour of structures in currents, such as shing gear and oil and gas pipelines. The channel has a large viewing window so that objects can be observed from side on. The facility has recently been utilised by organisations such as the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) and the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) for projects including development of seal excluder devices and tools to minimise seabird by-catch.

Computing cluster
Students can use the cluster for solving complex engineering problems. It is the perfect complement to AMCs experimentally based facilities. It consists of a Linux cluster of 176 cores on 44 nodes and one server. This computing power allows it to complete more complex jobs in one year than one central processing unit could do in 14 years. This facility is equivalent to ones used by advanced organisations such as defence, oil and gas, Americas Cup and Formula One teams.

DId YoU KnoW?


All of the facilities in the National Hydrodynamics Research Centre have been used to test Australian submarine designs.

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MAKE A DIFFERENCE
MARIne EnVIRonMent FAcILItIes
Tackle the critical challenges posed by contemporary global issues like climate change, food security, ecosystem conservation and animal health

RESEARCH LABORATORIES
In addition to a large general research lab, AMC boasts a range of specialist research laboratories at the Newnham campus, and a seafood processing laboratory at Beauty Point.

Marine Ecology Laboratory: Where students and


researchers focus on the impacts of issues such as climate change on marine ecosystems, kelp ecology, spread of invasive species and their impacts on native communities.

Aquaculture Nutrition Laboratory: Assists with


the processing and analysis of ingredients, feeds and sh.

Seafood Quality & Safety laboratories: Used for


analysis, ranging from basic physical and chemical assessments to product development, self-life determinations and preservation technology.

Fish Health Laboratory: Used for aquatic animal health research and disease investigations. Endocrine Laboratory: Helps researchers better
understand reproductive development, stress factors and growth performance of cultured sh.

Molecular Biology Laboratory: Supports projects


on aquatic animal health and disease, aquaculture nutrition, algal and microbial ecology, detection and tracking of introduced and harmful marine pests, sheries genetics and biology.

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AQUACULTURE CENTRE
Whether youre interested in saltwater or freshwater aquaculture, tropical or temperate species, you can study them all at this Newnhambased facility. Take measurements from sh in culture, understand aquaculture husbandry practices, and construct aquaculture and aquarium equipment. The Centre is also active in a variety of research projects.

DId YoU KnoW?


Next time you tuck into a seafood dish, spare a thought for where it came from. Its likely that your garlic prawns or baked salmon actually came from a farm. Aquaculture is sh farming, and a whole lot more. Its also one of the fastest growing food industries in the world. Because of over-shing, the world depends on aquaculture. In the poorest communities, aquaculture provides a relatively inexpensive source of protein. Aquaculture also supports the food chain at a lower level - producing algae and other plant organisms for animal feed.

Megan and Andy, the Tasmanian contestants from TVs My Kitchen Rules at AMCs 2012 Open Day
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DIVE IN to a new school of thought.

Your degree could see you protecting the natural wonders of our oceans, pioneering new ways to cultivate fish or ensuring the sustainability of the worlds essential fishing industries.
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Passionate

about the worlds marine environments?

ur marine environment courses will give you the knowledge and skills to contribute in very real and positive ways to conservation of the marine environment and sustainability of marine resources and maritime industries. The island state of Tasmania is perfect for students who want to study and experience pristine wilderness and diverse marine ecosystems. You will also have access to AMCs multimillion-dollar suite of tailored applied marine science laboratories and other facilities, such as the Bluen (see facilities pages). You can create your own customised marine-focused, applied science degree, with options across the following major areas of study: Fisheries Management
Wild-capture sheries exist in oceans, coastal and continental shelf areas, and within river and inland lake systems. Pressures on global sh stocks are increasing, and how we address these issues today will determine the shing future of tomorrow. This area of study will develop your skills and knowledge in the application of advanced scientic, technological and management solutions necessary for sustainable wild-capture sheries.

in the industry?

make a difference

Love shing and want to

aquaculture industry?

Looking to be a part of the worlds growing

Marine ConserVation
Focusing on the protection and preservation of marine ecosystems, this area of study covers issues such as the impacts of human society, restoration of damaged ecosystems and safeguarding species that are at risk of extinction. Youll develop the skills and knowledge to design and implement solutions to diverse conservation issues.

AQuaculture
Aquaculture is the cultivation and production of aquatic organisms including sh, crustaceans, molluscs and aquatic plants. Current growth and expansion of the aquaculture industries has been driven by the doubling of global sh consumption since the 1970s and the recognition of the important role aquaculture will play in ensuring food security into the future. This area of study integrates biological and environmental sciences with technology, business and policy.

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associate degree Aquaculture
DURATION: 2 years full-time LOCATION: LAUNCESTON INTAKE: february, july

graduate PROFI LE
TOM
aquaculture
As the son of an oyster farmer, Ive had the aquaculture bug from an early age. My family started in 1978 with 15 hectares of water. The farms have now grown to 52 hectares of water and we produce 150,000 dozen edible oysters a year, as well as growing another 100,000 juvenile oysters for another farm. I came to AMC thinking I knew it all I left knowing I certainly didnt! Studying at AMC has denitely made me a better farmer. I remember my lecturer saying the most important thing you can gain from a tertiary degree is the ability to think independently. Since graduating in 2004, I took over the family farms and I am now Managing Director of Tasmanian Wilderness Oysters Pty Ltd and Shipwreck Point Oysters Pty Ltd. Through serving on various boards, Im also part of a new generation of Australian oyster farmers looking to move the industry forward. Studying at AMC gave me a great opportunity to get a qualication that has set me up for the rest of my life in a career that I love. It was also a really good place to meet interesting people and the social life was fantastic.

This program has been designed to meet industry needs and provide practical education and training in aquaculture. It prepares students for the workplace through a combination of vocational, scientic and technological training complemented with industry placement. In addition to introductory theoretical units covering biology, chemistry and mathematics, students develop skills and understanding across all facets of aquaculture production. These subject areas include: aquaculture technology, hatchery production techniques, sh health management and seafood quality and safety.

PREREQUISITES
Prospective students must meet AMC/UTAS general entry requirements (www.studentcentre.utas.edu.au/ admissions/requirements.html).

Also required is a minimum satisfactory achievement (SA) in at least two senior secondary pre-tertiary subjects, preferably with English (or equivalent). Applicants with relevant experience or VET/TAFE/ Polytechnic certicate level units will be considered for entry.

FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS


Graduates with a minimum grade of credit in secondyear Aquaculture units can enrol in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Marine Environment) majoring in Aquaculture, and will receive credit for subjects passed.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
The practical nature of this course, together with the current expansion of the aquaculture industry, ensures ready employment both nationally and internationally. Graduates are well-equipped for careers in all facets of aquaculture production including sh, shellsh, live feeds and algal culture, and systems maintenance.

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associate degree Applied Science (Marine Environment)
Duration: 2 years full-time Location: Launceston INTAKE: february, july This course provides an innovative, multi-disciplinary and applied science approach to learning about the marine environment in Australia. Students gain broad introductory exposure to the areas of natural sciences, social sciences, technology and environmental management, alongside electives including environmental economics, policy and law. It also provides an alternative pathway to university for those who do not satisfy the entry requirements of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Marine Environment). Students complete a combination of foundation units and a range of introductory and intermediate units selected from two of ve specialisations: Aquaculture Aquatic Biology Aquatic Science Fisheries Management Marine Conservation

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DARCIE
marine environment
After completing my Bachelor of Applied Science (Marine Environment) and a year of Honours research, I decided to continue on to do further research at AMC because I have access to unique facilities and incredible academic staff. I get to spend a lot of time at sea recording data from all sorts of weird and wonderful sh, and for some of these species I conduct tank experiments to observe swimming ability and behaviour. Then, best of all, I get to take this data and statistically analyse it for its biological signicance. I have learned to use a wide range of techniques, from processing commercially caught sh to microscope work to putting numbers through a statistical program. My Bluen trips are one of the highlights of my AMC experience, but starting my PhD is a dream come true. I absolutely recommend studying at AMC. I have never seen a specialist institute provide so many opportunities for marine enthusiasts like myself to become a guru!

PREREQUISITES
Prospective students must meet AMC/UTAS general entry requirements (www.studentcentre.utas.edu.au/ admissions/requirements.html). Satisfactory achievement (SA) or better is also needed in a minimum of four senior secondary pretertiary subjects, preferably with English, Mathematics and a science subject (or equivalent). Applicants with relevant experience or VET/TAFE/ Polytechnic certicate level units will be considered for entry on provision of a supporting statement outlining evidence of capacity to succeed.

Using scientic know practical problems

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FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS


Graduates of the Associate Degree can enrol in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Marine Environment) with up to three semesters credit.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Graduates will be well equipped to undertake entry level positions within a variety of marine or maritime sectors including conservation and environmental management, sheries and aquaculture production, marine tourism, non-government organisations, regulatory and policy organisations, and all levels of government (local to federal).

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bachelor degree Applied Science (Marine Environment)
Duration: minimum 3 years full-time 2 maXimum 7 years part-time Location: Launceston INTAKE: February, July MINIMUM ataR: 60 This is a vibrant and contemporary undergraduate degree that develops specialist skills and knowledge in the following major disciplines:

Aquaculture Fisheries Management Marine Conservation


The exible degree structure of this course means that students can gain broad exposure across natural and biological sciences, economics, management, social science, policy and law. This applied science degree leads to a variety of career pathways specic to marine-related research, sustainable resource use and environmental management. Students gain hands-on experience in eld research techniques and laboratory methods, together with opportunities to undertake work placement in industry, government and nongovernment organisations relevant to their chosen major. The degree has a backbone of eight core units supporting the choice of one of three disciplinary majors. These core units provide a strong foundation to understand the natural science of the marine environment.

student PROFIL E
WILL
marine environment
AMC is on the doorstep of some of the most pristine temperate marine ecosystems in the world. I have always had a keen interest in the marine environment around my island home, and studying at AMC gave me the opportunity to learn about the biology, shing industry and issues facing resource sustainability. I studied a Bachelor of Applied Science (Marine Environment) degree with Honours and I have secured a job as a Bycatch and Discards Officer with the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) based in Canberra. AMC has a reputation for being one of the best maritime education institutions in the world. It offers hands-on learning experiences and the research facilities are cutting edge. The Bluen training vessel is a massive drawcard and provides awesome learning opportunities. Small class sizes and the good reputations of the academic staff provide an excellent learning environment for students. Its this combination of both practical and theory-based teaching that makes AMC so special.

PREREQUISITES
Prospective students must meet AMC/UTAS general entry requirements (www.studentcentre.utas.edu.au/admissions/ requirements.html). Mathematics Applied, English and a science subject are also required (though applicants with relevant experience will be considered). An alternative pathway to the Bachelor of Applied Science (Marine Environment) is to complete the Associate Degree of Applied Science (Marine Environment).

FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS


Honours, Graduate Certicate, Graduate Diploma, Masters, PhD

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
This degree is accredited by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST), with graduates recognised as meeting the academic base requirement (in part) for registration as a chartered scientist and chartered marine scientist, and (in full) for registration as a registered marine scientist. Graduates can pursue exciting scientic and technical careers in elds such as wild capture sheries, aquaculture technology, marine tourism, environmental management and conservation, biosecurity and marine science, policy and research. Career opportunities exist across local, national and international organisations, with graduates securing diverse roles within private companies, at all levels of government, and within nongovernment organisations (NGOs).
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Matthew

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bachelor degree Applied Science (Marine Environment) with Honours
Duration: additional 1 year full-time Location: Launceston INTAKE: February, July

en V I R on I Mmove ent Originally from the Tasmanian town of Smithton, Applied Science (Aquaculture) at the then School of Aqu and doctorate qualifications at AMCs National Centre fo Sustainability.

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This research-based degree equips students with the knowledge and skills to translate marine-related scientic research into practice, management and policy that is relevant to government and industry. Students will strengthen and consolidate their understanding of the marine environment across all facets of the research process including research design, proposal writing, data collection and analysis, thesis writing and research presentation. This Honours course also represents the rst step toward higher degree by research qualication for graduates of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Marine Environment) or other science-based degrees. Over two semesters, students undertake an independent and in-depth research project of their choice, writing a thesis on a topic drawn from the following major discipline areas:

My studies AMC scientic provided a solid foundation There are alsoat exciting and technical careers in on which elds such as wild Icapture sheries, aquaculture, marine chosen career. am now a Technical Account Manager w tourism, environmental management and conservation, supplier that employs seven graduates from AMC who a biosecurity and marine science, policy and research. including nutrition, formulation, account management a Graduates have secured diverse roles within companies,
at all levels of government, and within non-government organisations (NGOs) across the world.

exibility in career choice and a broader range of career opportunities. They can choose to pursue an academic The facilities were world-class and provided me with ple career with postgraduate research programs across established long-term friends and developed global netw diverse elds including marine ecology, sheries biology, utilise. marine conservation, aquaculture and aquatic animal health.

The course was well tailored to my needs and I had exce Graduates will leave with a competitive greater other researchers, technical staffedge, and peers.

Aquaculture Fisheries Management Marine Conservation

PREREQUISITES
Prospective students must meet AMC/UTAS general entry requirements (www.studentcentre.utas.edu.au/ admissions/requirements.html). Applicants need a Bachelor of Applied Science (Marine Environment) or equivalent undergraduate qualication and at least a credit average in the last three semesters of undergraduate studies. Approval of the degree coordinator and the National Centre for Marine Conservation and Resource Sustainability (NCMCRS) Research Committee is also required and candidates may be required to gain additional undergraduate or advanced level units.

graduate PROFI LE
MATTHEW
aquaculture
Originally from the Tasmanian town of Smithton, I moved to Launceston to study a Bachelor of Applied Science (Aquaculture). I then went on to gain Honours and doctorate qualications at AMCs National Centre for Marine Conservation and Resource Sustainability. The course was well tailored to my needs and I had excellent support during my research years from other researchers, technical staff and peers. The facilities were world-class and provided me with plenty of hands-on, practical experience. I established long-term friends and developed global networks for collaborative research that I still utilise. My studies at AMC provided a solid foundation on which to develop my passion and succeed in my chosen career. I am now a Technical Account Manager with Skretting Australia - a leading sh feed supplier that employs seven graduates from AMC who are specialising in all facets of the business, including nutrition, formulation, account management and production.

FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS


Masters, PhD

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
This degree is professionally accredited by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) with graduates recognised as meeting the academic requirement (in part) for registration as a chartered scientist and chartered marine scientist, and, (in full), for registration as a marine scientist.

www.amc.edu.au/marine-environment

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Does float your boat?


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Use algebra, trigonometry and probability to design cruise liners, ports, remote operated vehicles, oil platforms, subs and super yachts, or help harness our natural resources for alternative energy. With a maritime engineering degree, the global opportunities are endless.
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MARItIMe enGIneeRInG
ur four-year Bachelor of Engineering degrees are accredited with Engineers Australia, the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) and the international Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST). Our graduates have a competitive edge and are in very high demand worldwide.

Do you have a head for maths and science and

love solving problems?

Love the ocean and want to travel?


Get paid a great salary for doing what you love!

Choose from the following three specialisations: Marine and Offshore Engineering NaVal Architecture Ocean Engineering

Whichever specialist area you choose, youll complete 12 weeks of practical industry work experience. You can also extend this further by enrolling in our Co-operative Engineering Program which provides paid work under the supervision of professional engineers (lengthening your degree by one year). Based at our Launceston campus, youll have access to our world-class teaching and research facilities (see facility pages). Youll enjoy a number of exciting practical projects, from designing and building pasta bridges that can withstand weights in excess of 170kg, to constructing a functioning model submarine, to navigating the Tasmanian coast aboard AMCs training vessel Bluen.

Our graduate employment rate is close to 100% with starting salaries of up to $75,000 per year. Here are some examples of the many global career opportunities on offer:
Creating ports, harbours and coastal facilities Developing alternative energy systems: wind, wave or tidal Being part of an Americas Cup campaign Project managing the installation of oil and gas platforms Overseeing the construction of passenger and cargo ships Deploying and commissioning systems on offshore platforms, semi-submersibles, high-speed craft, merchant ships, tankers and cruise liners Designing underwater remote operated vehicles

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bachelor degree Bachelor of Engineering (Marine & Offshore Engineering)
Duration: 4 years full-time 2 or part-time equivalent Location: Launceston INTAKE: February, July1 MINIMUM ataR: 70, OP 14 Marine and offshore engineers are responsible for the selection, deployment and commissioning of machinery, machinery systems and operational systems for merchant and naval vessels plus offshore oating and xed vessels/ structures. Building on core fundamental engineering units, this degree specialises in associated mechanical and mechanical-electrical power generation, machinery and operational systems.

The three specialisations available are:


Marine Systems focuses on the selection, deployment and commissioning of machinery, machinery systems and operational systems designed and manufactured in support of the ship and underwater vehicle industry. Offshore Systems specialising in selection, deployment and commissioning of machinery, machinery systems and operational systems designed and manufactured in support of the offshore oil and gas industry. Sustainable Design and Risk develops practical understanding of environmental, safety and risk issues related to ocean, marine and offshore production systems. The enhanced understanding of these issues will ensure sustainable design from the onset and effective management throughout the life cycle of the system. PREREQUISITES Prospective students must meet AMC/UTAS general entry requirements (www.studentcentre.utas.edu.au/admissions/ requirements.html). In addition, maths methods (or equivalent) and a science subject are required (Physics or Chemistry recommended). Potential students who do not have all subject prerequisites may complete appropriate Foundation Units5 (visit www.utas. edu.au/maths-physics/foundation-units).

international graduate PROFI LE


MELVIN
MARINE & OFFSHORE ENGINEERING
I grew up in Singapore, a major port and industrial city. After graduating with a diploma in marine engineering, I completed National Service for two years. With a marine engineering diploma, I could easily sail on any vessel as a junior engineer but I wanted more. I decided to complete a Bachelor of Engineering (Marine & Offshore Engineering) at AMC because the course offers much more in terms of practical and numerical simulations. Launceston is a beautiful city. Its ideal for studying, with less distractions compared to bigger cities. The natural scenery of Tasmania is breathtaking and something you would never get in a metropolitan centre. There is so much diversity in this course, especially in the third and fourth years. The study is directly related to the maritime industry and that will denitely benet me in the near future. University campus life is amazing. I have made lots of friends from all over the world. The lecturers are very helpful and friendly and more than willing to give an extra hand. At the annual AMC Careers Fair, I met representatives from a oating production specialist rm called Crondall Energy Consultants and a few weeks later I was accepting a graduate engineer position in the companys office in Perth, Western Australia.

To nd out subject equivalents between Australian states, international baccalaureate and New Zealand; visit: www.amc.edu.au/prerequisites

FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS


Masters, PhD

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Top international jobs are offered by the booming oil and gas industry and the Australian high-speed ferry industry. There is international demand from the shipbuilding, alternative energy, marine survey, military, industrial process and power generation sectors, as well as statutory bodies.

Only available to those granted credit Part-time study is not available to international students on a student visa studying in Australia. Not available to international students.

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Bachelor of Engineering (Naval Architecture)
Duration: 4 years full-time 2 or part-time equivalent Location: Launceston INTAKE: february, july1 MINIMUM ataR: 70, OP 14 This course combines a core set of fundamental engineering units with a focus on marine craft design and technology. Naval architects are responsible for the design and construction of marine craft such as highspeed ferries, submarines, racing yachts, cargo ships, naval vessels and offshore oating systems.

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The two specialisations available are:


Ships and Underwater Vehicles focuses on the design and construction of ships ranging from high-speed ferries to naval frigates, as well as underwater vehicles and submarines. Yachts and Small Craft comprises a similar set of units to the Ships and Underwater Vehicles specialisation, but focuses on the design and construction of small craft ranging from recreational craft to luxury cruisers and sailing yachts. PREREQUISITES Prospective students must meet AMC/UTAS general entry requirements (www.studentcentre.utas.edu.au/ admissions/requirements.html). In addition, maths methods (or equivalent) and a science subject are required (Physics or Chemistry recommended). Potential students who do not have all subject prerequisites may complete appropriate Foundation Units5 (visit www.utas.edu.au/maths-physics/ foundation-units).

graduate PROFI LE
KATRInA
naval architecture
Originally I wanted to design yachts because I had sailed dinghies at high school, but as I progressed through my degree I became more interested in naval ships. I gained a graduate cadetship with the Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO), and went on to a permanent position with the Directorate of Submarine Engineering based at ASC in Adelaide Australias largest specialised defence shipbuilding organisation. After 2.5 years I decided to return to AMC to do my PhD. My research is in collaboration with the Defence Science Technology Organisation and I am investigating the use of seismic air guns as an alternative for underwater explosions (using high explosives) when shock testing naval ships. AMC is a great starting point for a career in maritime engineering. It is very highly respected throughout the industry (in both defence and commercial circles) and you can make a lot of contacts that are worthwhile in the future. Being a smaller institution, the network of students and lecturers is really close, so you develop strong ties.

To nd out subject equivalents between Australian states, international baccalaureate and New Zealand; visit: www.amc.edu.au/prerequisites
FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS Masters, PhD

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Australia leads the world in the design and construction of high-speed aluminium craft, and naval architects are in huge demand. Graduates are also sought by companies that design and build leisure craft and working vessels. Many Royal Australian Navy vessels have been built in Australian yards with considerable Australian design input, including patrol boats, mine hunters, frigates and submarines.
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bachelor degree Bachelor of Engineering (Ocean Engineering)
Duration: 4 years full-time or part-time equivalent LOCATION: LAUNCESTON INTAKE: february, july1 MINIMUM ataR: 70, OP 14 This degree prepares students for work in the design, construction, installation and management of offshore xed, oating, subsea and coastal structures. The degree integrates a core set of fundamental engineering units which focus on wave mechanics, hydrodynamics, structural mechanics and dynamics of offshore and subsea structures and coastal technologies. The three specialisations available are: Marine Aquaculture equips students with the skills needed to work in the design and construction of marine aquaculture infrastructure. Ocean and Subsea Structures focuses on the design, construction, installation and management of offshore, subsea and coastal structures. Sustainable Design and Risk develops a practical understanding of environmental, safety and risk issues related to ocean, marine and offshore production systems. The enhanced understanding of these issues will ensure sustainable design from the onset and effective management throughout the life cycle of the system. PREREQUISITES Prospective students must meet AMC/UTAS general entry requirements (www.studentcentre.utas.edu.au/ admissions/requirements.html). In addition, maths methods (or equivalent) and a science subject are required (Physics or Chemistry recommended). Potential students who do not have all subject prerequisites may complete appropriate Foundation Units5 (visit www.utas.edu.au/maths-physics/ foundation-units).

graduate PROFI LE
tIM
OCEAN engineering
I chose to study at AMC while I was at high school and then I took a year off working in North Queensland for a coastal construction company. During that year I heard a lot about AMC from my work colleagues - in the maritime/offshore industry the AMC name is second to none. By living on campus for the rst two years I met a wide variety of people from both AMC and the University of Tasmania, which made living so far from home much easier. Learning was also really enjoyable due to the small class sizes and close interaction with lecturers, who had practical backgrounds that helped us gain job-ready skills. In particular I learned how to communicate with industry representatives and this extra skill has given me a step-up over other graduate engineers I work with. Since graduating and starting work with Subsea7, I have had the opportunity to work on a variety of projects - from installing subsea assets off Darwin, to working on a survey vessel as a client representative overseeing survey activities and barge operations. My main job in these roles is to make sure the procedures that have been written by my colleagues in the office are correctly followed offshore. I have also managed to t in two overseas Subsea7 graduate training trips in Aberdeen and Paris.

To nd out subject equivalents between Australian states, international baccalaureate and New Zealand; visit: www.amc.edu.au/prerequisites

FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS


Masters, PhD

Career opportunities
Highly paid jobs are available in Australia, Europe, USA, UK and Asia designing and managing installations for the offshore oil and gas industry and generating power from the oceans. There are also careers with engineering consultancy rms specialising in coastal engineering, underwater vehicles, and port and harbour design.
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Co-oPeRAtIVe EnGIneeRInG PRoGRAM


Duration: INTAKE: 5 years February, July1 Location: Launceston MINIMUM ataR: 85, OP 8

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Students undertaking Marine & Offshore Engineering, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering degrees can elect to enrol in AMCs Co-operative Engineering Program. Co-operative education is an integrated approach to higher education, which enables motivated students to combine university studies with practical experience in their chosen eld. Students alternate periods of full-time study with periods of full-time employment in industry. These periods of paid work experience with industry employers give students the opportunity to work under the supervision of professional engineers. One of the most important benets to the student is the chance to better evaluate their career choice and to gain experience in a variety of industry and engineering work. Students will normally need to obtain a credit average through the Bachelor of Engineering degree course to be able to continue in the Co-operative Engineering program.

graduate PROFI LE
JAson
NAVAL ARCHITECTURE
Throughout high school I knew I wanted to do something practical. I was leaning towards engineering because I was good at maths and science, but I didnt want to just design buildings and bridges. Eventually I decided to combine my love of water activities and engineering, and study naval architecture. As I progressed through my degree, I realised that naval architects can apply their engineering knowledge to all oating marine structures and subsea infrastructure, not just vessels. I decided this was the area I wanted to work in, and by April of my nal year I had received an offer to work with Subsea7 - a global leader in seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services. I packed up my life in Tasmania and headed west to Perth to start my career. I am now a Project and Installation Engineer and I get to travel around the world while working on innovative projects that push the boundaries of what is currently considered achievable in the offshore industry. In my rst 6 months of work I travelled to Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Paris, Rotterdam, London and Stavanger. The degrees at AMC provide you with diverse opportunities and, as Ive discovered, studying in one particular area does not limit your application, as you can apply your knowledge base to wider aspects of the maritime industry.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Students will usually need to obtain a credit average through the Bachelor of Engineering degree course to be able to continue in the Co-operative Engineering program.

FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS


Masters, PhD

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to take part in the Co-operative Engineering program, which will allow me to get a years worth of paid industry experience during my degree.

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Imagine life without logistics nothing would get from A to B. Shops would be empty, you wouldnt have fuel for your car, and the order now button would be useless. With a maritime and logistics management degree from AMC, youll become a decision maker and problem solver in a $200 billion-a-year industry that makes a difference to our lives every single day.
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he maritime and logistics industries are booming. Thanks to international trade and online shopping, there are more goods and services being transported around the globe than ever before.

Business degrees with a

competitive edge!
Full-time and part-time2 study options and on-campus or distance3 available

recognised
for entry

Work experience

Studying maritime business & international logistics at AMC will open the door to a career that offers you excellent earning potential and worldwide opportunities. We offer exible learning, by distance3 or on-campus, full-time or part-time2, and with a choice of three start dates per year. We also recognise industry experience, so you can gain entry without the usual academic prerequisites. Support is available through a range of generous scholarships.

Choose from the following study areas:

Maritime and Logistics Management


An overview of the maritime sector, plus specialist studies in logistics combined with more traditional business topics produces a degree with a strong industry focus.

International Logistics (Freight Forwarding)


This course will appeal to students already working in freight forwarding and international business, as well as those students wanting to pursue a career in these specialised areas.

Maritime TechnologY Management


A hybrid degree that combines maritime engineering with a range of specialised topics in logistics management, including exposure to relevant economic and legal concepts.

Logistics:
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condition, delivered to The right product, in the right quantity, in the right time, at the right cost the right customer at the right place, at the right

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diploma Maritime & Logistics Management
DURATION: 1 year full-time or part-time2 equivalent LOCATION: Launceston or Distance3 INTAKE: february, july MINIMUM ataR: 50

This diploma provides students with an introduction to study in the maritime and logistics management elds. Students will gain contemporary business expertise leading to careers in management and administration in the logistics and maritime industries and related areas.

graduate PROFI LE
nAoMI
maritime technology management
As a Logistics Specialist for Energy Resources of Australia Ltd., I am primarily responsible for the secure and safe transport and export of Uranium Oxide (U3O8) from our mines in the Northern Territory to destinations including North America, Europe and China. One of the best parts of my job is its versatility some days Im on site in coveralls and safety gear, and other days Im at the office in a business suit. One minute I might be on the phone to the Chief Financial Officer, and the next Ill be talking to a truck driver. After high school I worked on a Maxi Yacht in the Whitsundays where I was mesmerized by the massive commercial vessels I saw piloted through the Great Barrier Reef. I wanted to nd out more about international trade and the industry behind those ships. The most important thing I learnt at AMC was how to learn! Learning on the job is constant and AMC taught me how important it is to ask questions whenever Im unsure. I also enjoyed the practical aspects of studying at AMC. The courses were diverse and we got out of the classroom often. My lecturers were approachable and supportive, and many of my classmates became great friends. The position I am in now has been built on the foundations AMC helped me establish.

AREAS OF STUDY
Students complete eight compulsory units: a combination of business studies in areas such as communication, law and nance; and more industry specic units covering international transport, ship operations management and exporting and importing.
PREREQUISITES Prospective students must meet AMC/UTAS general entry requirements (www.studentcentre.utas.edu.au/admissions/ requirements.html).

Special consideration will be given to people who do not meet the general course entry requirements, but who have industry or government work experience.

FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS


Graduates are encouraged to enrol in the Associate Degree or Bachelor of Business (Maritime and Logistics Management) with credit equivalent of one full-time year of study (8 units).

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES This diploma prepares students for management and administrative careers in private enterprise, industry bodies and government across the areas of commercial shipping, ports and terminals, transport policy, freight forwarding, importing and exporting, and other areas of international business.
ORDER PROCESSING COMPUTERISED INVENTORY

PICK AND PACK

PICK UP FROM WHARF

LOGISTICS PROCESS
DELIVERY

DISTRIBUTION

UNLOAD CONTAINERS

SHIP

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associate degree Maritime & Logistics Management
Duration: 2 years full-time or part-time2 equivalent Location: launceston or Distance3 INTAKE: February, July MINIMUM ataR: 50 This associate degree covers the rst two years of the degree program and prepares students for management careers in the dynamic and internationally-focused maritime and logistics industries and related areas.

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BACHELOR DEGREE Applied Science (Maritime Technology Management)


DURATION: 3 years full-time or part-time2 equivalent LOCATION: Launceston or Distance3
(all technology units are studied on-campus in Launceston)

INTAKE:

February, July1

MINIMUM ataR: 50

AREAS OF STUDY
This course combines the core business principles of nance, marketing, economics, international business management and law with more specic maritime industry topics, including international transport systems and ship operations management. Specialised logistics-based subjects provide students with the necessary focus on and appreciation of the issues confronting the logistics and maritime industries. PREREQUISITES Prospective students must meet AMC/UTAS general entry requirements (www.studentcentre.utas.edu.au/ admissions/requirements.html).

A combination of studies in engineering and technology management with logistics and business, gives students specialised skills to work in project management roles in the maritime sector and other industries such as construction, ports and terminal management, shipping, logistics and international trade.

PREREQUISITES
Prospective students must meet AMC/UTAS general entry requirements (www.studentcentre.utas.edu.au/ admissions/requirements.html).

Special consideration will be given to people who do not meet the general course entry requirements, but who have industry or government work experience.

Satisfactory completion of Year 12 is also required, including completion of pre-tertiary Mathematics Applied (students without pre-tertiary mathematics can undertake a bridging course4). Also recommended is a pre-tertiary science subject (Physical Science, Physics or Chemistry). Bridging courses4 are also available for the science subjects.

AREAS OF STUDY
Students complete 24 units covering core business areas including communication, economics and law, together with maritime engineering and technology studies including design and production. This course is also complemented with maritime and logistics management units including logistics management, ship operations management, and ports and terminals management.

FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS


Graduates progressing to the Bachelor of Business (Maritime and Logistics Management) will gain credit for the equivalent of two years full-time study (16 units).

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Graduates will gain the skills to pursue careers in operations and management within the international logistics and maritime industries. Potential employers will be international trade organisations and those involved in exporting and importing, global transport, ship management, international freight forwarding and port and terminal management.

FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS


Graduates may enrol in the Honours program or, with two years relevant work experience, in the postgraduate coursework program. Graduates may also gain credit towards a second bachelor degree in Business.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
This degree prepares students for management careers in the maritime and shipping industries in areas such as ship management, operations management, materials handling, port and terminal management and project management.

Only available to those granted credit Part-time study is not available to international students on a student visa studying in Australia. International students studying in Australia on a student visa may not undertake these courses by distance. 4 This bridging course is not available to international students.
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BACHELOR DEGREE Business (Maritime & Logistics Management)
DURATION: 3 years full-time or part-time2 equivalent LOCATION: INTAKE: Launceston or Distance3 February, July

MINIMUM ataR: 50

This industry-focused degree combines the core buiness principles of nance, marketing, economics, business law and strategic management with more specic maritime industry units, including port and terminal management and ship operations management. Adding specialised logistics-based units provides students with the necessary focus and in-depth appreciation of the issues confronting the logistics and maritime industries. The course culminates with the Transport Research Project which requires students to apply business research techniques to contemporary issues in the maritime and logistics industries.

PREREQUISITES
Prospective students must meet AMC/UTAS general entry requirements (www.studentcentre.utas.edu.au/admissions/ requirements.html).

graduate PROFI LE
CHRIS
maritime logistics management
Im from Tasmania and have always had an interest in boats and the ocean, but it was the job prospects that really prompted me to study my business degree at AMC in maritime and logistics management. I graduated in 2011 and am now working as a Project Operations Co-Ordinator for Westlink Logistics, which undertakes complex sea and land logistics projects for some of the biggest corporations in the world. I have a diverse role and am constantly using skills I learnt at AMC in everyday problem-solving tasks. This could be anything from drawing up stowage plans to protecting cargo worth millions of dollars; acting as a port captain in China supervising the loading of a vessel; or working in Port Hedland, running the unloading and tracking of 200 tonne locomotives for mining companies. I enjoy the work I do and am constantly learning and doing something new. I am also still in regular contact with the friends I made through AMC. As I travel frequently for work in Australia and overseas, I now nd myself meeting up with other graduates in various parts of the world. AMC is made up of a diverse culture, giving everyone the opportunity to learn in a dynamic environment. The lecturers are all rst class and willing to help whenever needed.

AREAS OF STUDY
Students complete 24 units in total: a combination of business units in areas such as communication, law, nance, economics, marketing and strategic management, together with more industry-specic units covering logistics, international transport, ship operations management, warehousing, port and terminal management, global procurement and supply chain management.

FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS


Upon completion, students may enrol in the Honours program or, with two years relevant work experience, in the postgraduate coursework program. Graduates may also gain substantial credit towards a second bachelor degree in Applied Science (Maritime Technology Management).

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
This degree prepares students for management and senior administrative careers in private enterprise, industry organisations and government. Key areas of employment include commercial shipping, ports and terminals, transport policy, freight forwarding, marine insurance, ship agencies, importing and exporting, and other areas of international business.

DId YoU KnoW?


This year, more than half of our maritime and logistics management students will study entirely by distance.
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BACHELOR degree International Logistics (Freight Forwarding)
Duration: 3 yearS full-time or part-time2 equivalent Location: INTAKE: LAUNCESTON or Distance3 February, July

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Business (Maritime & Logistics Management) with Honours


Duration: additional 1 year full-time or part-time2 equivalent Location: INTAKE: LAUNCESTON or Distance3 February, July

MINIMUM ataR: 50 A recent addition to the AMC suite, this degree provides students with knowledge of critical elements of the international logistics and freight forwarding industries - the fundamental components of international trade. The course will appeal to students planning and developing careers in organisations and government departments involved with freight forwarding and international business, both in Australia and overseas. Students will learn to identify problems and provide solutions in a range of elds such as customs broking, cargo regulatory systems, freight forwarding, logistics management and global procurement. The applied learning style is essential for a sound understanding of the issues facing such specialised industries.

The Bachelor of Business with Honours program provides outstanding undergraduate students with an extra year of advanced study and research that enhances their knowledge and analytical skills in the eld of maritime and logistics management.

PREREQUISITES
Prospective students must meet AMC/UTAS general entry requirements (www.studentcentre.utas.edu.au/ admissions/requirements.html). Applicants who hold a Bachelor Degree (MLM) or equivalent with at least a credit average in their year 3 units are eligible to apply.

AREAS OF STUDY
Students undertake research in the eld of maritime and logistics management under the supervision of one or more academic staff members, resulting in a business-oriented dissertation.

PREREQUISITES
Prospective students must meet AMC/UTAS general entry requirements (www.studentcentre.utas.edu.au/admissions/ requirements.html).

Special consideration will be given to people who do not meet the general course entry requirements, but who have industry or government work experience.

FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS


The Honours year prepares candidates for further academic research in a Masters or Doctor of Philosophy degree, and with managerial experience, it is a sound basis for entering a Master of Business Administration. Upon completion, students will gain credit for up to two units in the Master of Business Administration (Maritime and Logistics Management).

AREAS OF STUDY
Students study 24 units in total, made up of business units together with more industry-specic units in trade and border controls, air, land and sea freight transport, logistics, global procurement, and warehousing and distribution.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Traditionally, Honours graduates are highly sought after by employers because of their high level of academic achievement, well-developed research skills, and proven ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision.

FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS


Graduates may enrol in the Honours program or, with two years relevant work experience, in the postgraduate coursework program.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Graduates will gain the skills to pursue careers in operations and management within the international logistics and freight forwarding industries. Potential employers are international trade organisations and those involved in international trade such as exporting and importing, customs broking, global transport, international freight forwarding and international logistics.

Part-time study is not available to international students on a student visa studying in Australia. International students studying in Australia on a student visa may not undertake these courses by distance.

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Australia has 25,760 km of coastline. an AMC qualification could take you all the way around it.

Coastal Seafaring studies will give you the knowledge and skills to work on commercial vessels along the coastline and in some of Australias most beautiful and dynamic environments.
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Coastal Seafaring courses are not aVailable to international students on a student Visa

tourist trips, shing charters or work on rig tenders?


Looking for hands-on learning and an industry

Want to run catamaran

e are Australias leading maritime training provider, delivering vocational education training (VET) programs since 1979. The majority of coastal seafaring courses are run from our Beauty Point campus using a suite of maritime training facilities and our own eet of vessels (see facilities pages).

acclaimed training program?

All training programs meet the competency requirements as specied by the National Standards for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) and are also approved by Marine and Safety Tasmania (MAST).

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Seafaring is a highly mobile and skilled profession. As we live on an island continent, there are many career opportunities in coastal maritime operations. You could be working with tourism charter boats, commercial shing, commercial trading vessels, aquaculture and super yachts, through to rig tenders and offshore support vessels. You can also increase your employability in the coastal industry by gaining a dual certication, which means you are a qualied marine engine driver and a ships master. To be an engine driver or master of a commercial vessel in Australian coastal waters, a Certicate of Competency (licence) is required. These are issued by each state or territory and Tasmanias Certicate of Competency is recognised nationally. To obtain a Certicate of Competency there are some key requirements: 1. Comple te an approved vocational training program with an approved provider, such as AMC

G: SEAFARIN calling as a trade, business or


following the sea

2. Complete a qualifying amount of sea service 3. Meet required medical and eyesight standards and pass an oral examination by a marine authority, such as MAST Once you have completed an approved training program you have up to ve years to gain the sea service necessary to attain your Certicate of Competency.

CERTIFICATE 1

CERTIFICATE II COXsWAIN

CERTIFICATE III MAsTER CLAss 5 sKIPPER 3


MARINE ENGINE dRIvER 2

CERTIFICATE IV MAsTER CLAss 4 sKIPPER 2


MARINE ENGINE dRIvER 1

dIPLOMA MAsTER CLAss 3 ENGINEER CLAss 3*


ENGINEER 3
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Vocational education Elements of Shipboard Safety (ess)


About the course
To work on any small commercial shing or trade vessel, you will need to have an ESS certicate. We offer a three-day, Marine and Safety Tasmania (MAST) approved, intensive training course that will enable you to obtain your nationally-accredited certicate. Note: To pass the survival training of all our courses, students will need to be able to swim short distances while fully clothed and wearing shoes without the aid of a life jacket.

Course Content TDMMF1107B Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment TDMMF5407A Observe safety and emergency procedures on a coastal vessel TDMMF5507A Fight and extinguish res on board a coastal vessel
Elements of Fire Prevention On Board the Vessel Theory of Combustion and Methods of Extinguishing a Fire Practical Training in the Use of Portable Fire Fighting Appliances Knowledge of the Lifesaving Appliances Carried On Board a Vessel, Their Use and Operation Elements of Accident Prevention Application of Occupational Health and Safety Principles

student PROFIL E
JACOB
coastal seafaring
Im 16 years old and from Adelaide. Until a short while ago I had no real plans for my career. I love this course! Its challenging and keeps me on my toes. And Ive really enjoyed the Elements of Shipboard Safety where Ive had hands-on learning in re-ghting and sea survival. My dad works on cruise liners and his captain suggested that a coxswain course at AMC could be a good introduction to the idea of seafaring. Despite my dad being in the industry, I never pictured this for myself, but now Im really excited about my future. Who wouldnt want to be paid really well and travel around Australia or the world for free? Ill go back and nish school, but then I plan to come back to AMC and complete a Bachelor of Applied Science (Nautical Science) as I now have ambitions to become an international ship captain myself. Ive already sorted out sea-time and work experience with Norwegian Cruise Liners, who will hopefully provide me with a cadetship (and cover my fees). Im sure my coxswain certicate will help me get a cadetship, but wherever my future career path leads, itll be useful to have under my belt. Whatever happens, Im so glad I wont be stuck in an office.

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Vocational education Deckhand


TDM10107 CERTIFICATE i IN tRANSPORT AND dISTRIBUTION (MARITIME OPERATIONS) INTAKE: THIS COURSE DOES NOT HAVE FIXED COURSE DATES. PLEASE CONTACT US TO DISCUSS SUITABLE DELIVERY AND ASSESSMENT

about the course


Deckhand is an entry-level position within the coastal shipping industry. It is the rst point at which people interested in a career at sea can gain experience. This is the qualifying course for the General Purpose Hand certicate which some states require you to have before you can work on a vessel. The next career step for deckhands is often to become a coxswain and to continue to increase their skills in the seafaring profession. Deckhands work on coastal vessels in sheltered waters and coastal regions in areas such as trading (sheries patrol craft, pilot launches, work boats and dredges), passenger transport (ferries, tourism cruise vessels), seafood (commercial shing vessels, sh farm vessels) and the offshore industry (oilrig tenders, tug boats and salvage vessels). The course combines classroom delivery with activities onboard a vessel and in AMCs survival pool and reghting centre.

student PROFIL E
TAYLOR
coastal seafaring
Ive always been adventurous so I did a degree in outdoor education to become a teacher. But then I worked as a crew member and deckhand for Tasmanian company Tamar River Cruises for three years. One of the guys there encouraged me to get a coxswains ticket and he said AMC was the best place to do it. Im from Hobart, but on this course there are students of all ages from all around Australia. Theyre from all kinds of different industries, from tourism to shing to tug boats. Suddenly, at 22, my eyes have been opened to lots more possibilities. Learning about engines is new to me, but its a lot simpler than I expected. I love the practical hands-on aspect to this course. I enjoy teaching and tourism, and Ive now got exibility in my career choice. I hope to come back and do more courses at AMC in the future.

Course Content
Elements of Shipboard Safety (see page 32) First Aid Vessel Terminology Berthing and Unberthing Vessels Ropework

Conflict Resolution and Non-verbal Communication

Course ReQuirements
Minimum age of 16 years

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Vocational education Coxswain

Coastal Seafaring courses are not aVailable to international students on a student Visa

TDM20307 Certificate II in Transport and Distribution (Coastal Maritime Operations CoXswain) see our website for current intake dates: www.amc.edu.au/coastal-seafaring

about the course


Coxswains generally begin their careers as deckhands trying to gain experience in the maritime industry, and sit the Coxswain Certicate of Competency test once they have gained enough experience to do so. Coxswains can go on to pursue careers within the deck department of near-coastal or ocean-going vessels through further education and gaining additional work experience. The AMC course structure is modular, and the exible entry and exit points let you access the course over a period of time to complete all the requirements, or just complete the module you are interested in.

Amelias interview with TVs Hook Line & Sinker!


The college has a reputation of having excellent practical courses. I know this from the mates and captains Ive worked with in the past who all undertook AMC courses.
Amelia, past student

Course Content
Nautical Knowledge Engineering Knowledge Coastal Navigation Human Resource Management Marine Radio Operators Certificate of Prociency (MROCP) Elements of Shipboard Safety (see page 32) Elementary First Aid

Course ReQuirements
To be eligible for the issue of a Certicate of Competency (Coxswain) you must meet the requirements for your state marine authority. These include satisfactory completion of an approved training program within the last 5 years, eyesight (vision/colour vision) and medical tests, as well as approved sea time. For more information regarding your sea service please contact your state authority.

DId YoU KnoW? DID YOU KNOW?


AMC also offers an Integrated Ratings (IR) course as a part of our suite of VET offerings. It is currently our only VET course for ocean-going seafarers. For more information on the pathways into ocean-going seafarer qualications, please go to page 38.

Career Opportunities
Master of a shing or trading vessel less than 12m in length in inshore waters (15nm) Engineer on a vessel less than 12m in length with engines less than 250kW in inshore water (15nm)

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Coastal Seafaring courses are not aVailable to international students on a student Visa

WHAT dOES A MASTER/SkIPPER dO?


A Master/Skipper is essentially the captain of a vessel. Qualications leading to a position as a Master are often transferable to small commercial or trading vessels. This can be the entry point into the maritime industry for individuals wanting to pursue a career as a deck officer on board ocean-going vessels. Deck officers are primarily responsible for the safe navigational operation of a vessel while at sea. They have high levels of responsibility.

Master Class 5/Skipper Grade 3


TDM30407 Certificate III in Transport and Distribution (Coastal Maritime Operations Master Class 5) intake: check website for dates www.amc.edu.au/coastal-seafaring

Master Class 4/Skipper Grade 2


TDM40307 Certificate IV in Transport and Distribution (Coastal Maritime Operations Master Class 4) intake: check website for dates www.amc.edu.au/coastal-seafaring

Course Content
Ship Knowledge Nautical Knowledge Navigation and Position Determination Human Resource Management Marine Radio Operators Certicate of Prociency (MROCP) Elements of Shipboard Safety (see page 32) Elementary First Aid

Course Content
Ship Knowledge Navigation and Position Determination Nautical Knowledge Elements of Shipboard Safety (see page 32) Cargo Operations Human Resources Management Elementary First Aid (Short course options are available with enrolment)

career opportunities
Master on a shing or trading vessel less than 24m in length within 200 nautical miles of the coast Chief Mate on a trading vessel less than 35m in length within 600 nautical miles of the coast Chief Mate of a shing vessel less than 80m in length for operations within 200 nautical miles of the coast or 35m in length for unlimited domestic operations

career opportunities
Individuals holding Master (Class 4) / Skipper Grade 2 qualications are permitted to work as: Master on shing and trading vessels less than 80m in length, within 15 nautical miles of the coast Master on shing and trading vessels less than 35m in length, within 600 nautical miles of the coast Chief Mate on a shing or trading vessel less than 35m in length for unlimited domestic operations, 80m in length for Australian Coastal and Middle Waters (ACMW) operations (within 600 nautical miles) Master on a trading vessel less than 35m in length for Australian Coastal and Middle Waters (ACMW) within 600 nautical miles, 80m in length for inshore operations within 15 nautical miles Watchkeeper on a shing vessel less than 3000GT and 100m in length for unlimited domestic operations

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Vocational education

Coastal Seafaring courses are not aVailable to international students on a student Visa

WHAT dOES A MARINE ENGINE dRIvER dO?


A marine engine driver is responsible for the safe mechanical operation of a vessel in the coastal industry. This includes the main engine, auxiliary and steering systems, refrigeration and air conditioning systems, and cargo handling equipment. It will be your responsibility to make sure that all of the vessels equipment is properly maintained. Faults and problems will occur and it will be up to you to make the necessary repairs to get your vessel safely back to port.

Marine Engine Driver Grade 3


TDM20207 Certificate II in Transport and Distribution (Marine Engine Driving Grade 3) intake: check website for dates www.amc.edu.au/coastal-seafaring

Marine Engine Driver Grade 1


TDM40207 Certificate IV in Transport and Distribution (Marine Engine Driving Grade 1 intake: check website for dates www.amc.edu.au/coastal-seafaring

Course Content
Elements of Shipboard Safety (see page 32) First Aid Human Resource Management Engineering Knowledge: pumping systems, outboard and diesel engines and low voltage electrical systems Hand and Power Tools Types of vessels: shing boats, tourist boats, dive boats, water taxis and workboats Engine driver on vessels with propulsion power of less than 500kW within 30 nautical miles of the coast Engine driver on vessels with propulsion power of less than 250kW within 200 nautical miles of the coast

Course Content
Elements of Shipboard Safety (see page 32) First Aid Human Resource Management Propulsion Systems Engineering Auxiliary Systems Engineering (including electrical systems) Engineering Computations

career opportunities

course reQuirements
Certicate III in Transport and Distribution (Marine Engine Driving Grade 2) OR Certicate II in Transport and Distribution (Marine Engine Driving Grade 3) OR adequate experience on vessels whilst holding a Certicate of Competency (MED 2 or MED 3)

Marine Engine Driver Grade 2


TDM30207 Certificate III in Transport and Distribution (Marine Engine Driving Grade 2) intake: check website for dates www.amc.edu.au/coastal-seafaring

career opportunities
Types of vessels: shing vessels, landing barges, commercial trade vessels, large tourism vessels and ferries Engineer on a vessel with main propulsion power less than 1500kW in operations within 30 miles of the coast Engineer on a vessel with main propulsion power less than 750kW in operations within 600 miles of the coast First Engineer on vessels with main propulsion power less than 1500kW in operations within 600 miles of the coast

Course Content
Elements of Shipboard Safety (see page 32) First Aid Human Resource Management Engineering Knowledge: pumping systems, diesel engines, low voltage DC and AC electrical systems, and refrigeration systems Hand and Power Tools Types of vessels: ferries, shing, tourism and charter vessels. Engine driver on vessels with propulsion power of less than 500kW within 600 nautical miles of the coast Engine driver on vessels with propulsion power of less than 750kW within 200 nautical miles of the coast

career opportunities

Individuals seeking to progress further than Marine Engine Driver (Grade I) will go on to pursue a career as a Marine Engineer (Class 3)

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Coastal Seafaring courses are not aVailable to international students on a student Visa

TDM50407 Diploma of Transport & Distribution (Coastal Marine Engineering Engineer Class 3) intake: check website for dates www.amc.edu.au/coastal-seafaring

Course Content
Elements of Shipboard Safety (see page 32) First Aid Basic and Advanced Fire Prevention and Control Certicate of Prociency in Survival Craft (CPSC) Personal Survival Techniques Damage Control Applied Mathematics Propulsion Systems Engineering Electrical Engineering Auxiliary Systems Engineering (deck machinery, refrigeration and boilers)

student PROFIL E
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coastal seafaring
My reason for coming to study at AMC is probably a bit different to many of the others in my class. I work for an insurance assessor which primarily deals with homes and commercial property. But due to the shortage of marine insurance assessors, the business is looking to expand into the marine industry. I had very little knowledge of boats and the systems to operate them, so I needed to do some training to be able to assist with the business expansion - and hopefully take over one day. Everything I have experienced has exceeded my expectations - I didnt realise just how much was involved in the training. The knowledge I have gained is going to be really useful and the practical training in the Survival Centre and re grounds has been fun and enjoyable - they were denitely the highlights for me! My experience has far exceeded my expectations - about Tassie, this course and the training.

Students who complete all course units will be eligible to apply to Marine and Safety Tasmania for recognition of their training course.

entrY REQUIREMENTS
Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 Certicate of Competency or Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 Certicate of Competency with a trade qualication as a Marine Fitter, Diesel or Motor Mechanic.

career opportunities
Deep sea shing and production vessels, commercial trade vessels, large tourism vessels, large ferries, tugs, rig tenders, and offshore support vessels Chief Engineer on a vessel with engine power less than 3000kW in operations within 200 miles of the coast Chief Engineer on a vessel with engine power less than 1500kW in operations within 600 miles of the coast

COASTAL SEAFARING ENQUIRIES?


Email: vet.enquiry@amc.edu.au Ph: 03 6324 9404

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Professional Pathways

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Ship Surveyor Boat Builder Fleet Director Broker Naval Architect Hydrographer Pilot Marine Structural Engineer Engineering Superintendent Marine Superintendent Tug Operations Manager Harbour Master

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Marine Engine Driver (MED) Grade 3 MED Grade 1 Engineer Watchkeeper Chief Engineer

Engineer Cadet/Trainee

Engineer Class 3

Engineer Class 2

Engineer Class 1

MED Grade 2

AMC Higher Education Seafaring Qualifications Marine Engineering Engineer Class 2/ Engineer Class 1 Bachelor Degree Deck Officers

CAREER PROGRESS: Applied Skills + Knowledge + Seatime


Deck Cadet (Pre-sea) Master Class 4 Skipper Grade 2 Chief Integrated Rating Master Class 3 Skipper Grade 1 Master >500G Chief Mate <3000GT Master <3000GT

Master Class 5 Skipper Grade 3

Deck Watchkeeper Advanced Diploma Mate/Master Officer <500GT Advanced Diploma Chief Mate <3000GT Advanced Diploma Master >500GT Bachelor Degree Chief Mate Bachelor Degree

General Purpose Hand (Deckhand)

Coxswain Deckhand

Integrated Rating

Master Deck Watchkeeper Chief Mate/Chief Officer Mate/Officer >500GT

CAREER PROGRESS: Applied Skills + Knowledge + Seatime

Certificate I

Certificate II

Certificate III

Certificate IV

Diploma

Advanced Diploma Associate Degree

Bachelor Degree

Bachelor Degree Honours Graduate Certificate Graduate Diploma

Master Degree

Doctoral Degree

Vocational Training & Education

Higher Education

^Part-time on-campus study is not available to international students. Distance studies are only available to international students if they are in a country other than Australia. *VET at AMC programs are not currently available to international students holding a student visa.

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on course to a bright future.

Your career choice could find you working on some of the worlds biggest and best ships, travelling the world as a deck or engineering officer in the merchant navy or as part of the massive cruise ship industry.
www.amc.edu.au/ocean-seafaring
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want to travel?
work ashore?

Love the ocean and

eafarers come from all over the world - from different cultures and backgrounds. They work in diverse areas of the shipping industry but they all share a common thread: love of the sea. Seafaring is a highly mobile and well paid profession and, with 90% of the worlds goods moved by sea, its an industry with a strong future. As your life evolves, so can your seafaring career, with so many different opportunities both at sea and onshore. AMC can provide you with all the qualications you need for a rewarding career. Our lecturers have real-life seafaring experience, and we offer ocean-going seafarers a natural progression from certicates to undergraduate and post graduate studies. So, whether youd like to take the helm as a deck officer navigating the vessel, or whether youd prefer to be a high-tech hands-on engineer officer keeping the ship moving, our ocean-going seafaring courses will give you the qualications you need to work on large merchant vessels including tankers, bulk cargo carriers or passenger liners, throughout Australian and international waters. And if you want to work ashore, youll have the qualications for a range of maritime management and engineering positions.

Been at sea, but want to

internationally?

Got a coastal qualification, but want to work

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Vocational education Maritime Operations (Integrated Rating)
LOCATION: BEAUTY POINT
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adVanced diploma Marine Engineering


DURATION: LOCATION: 2 YEARs7 LAUNCESTON intake: check website for dates www.amc.edu.au/ocean-seafaring

TDM30307 Certificate III in Transport & Distribution (Maritime Operations Integrated Rating) intake: check website for dates www.amc.edu.au/coastal-seafaring About the course The Integrated Rating (IR) course is an entrylevel course for ocean-going seafarers. An IR is a general crew member on a ship that is not specically allocated to engine or deck duties. Being an IR is a skilled occupation with responsibility for both the cargo and engine areas, and requires international certication. The work includes assisting with cargo operations, conducting engine and navigational watches, assisting with berthing and unberthing operations, and undertaking general servicing and maintenance of the ship and its machinery. As with any career at sea, being an IR will involve being away from home for several weeks at a time: carrying out shift work in varying conditions.

About the course


This course has been designed to facilitate entry by international students, to take up a career in marine engineering in the international shipping industry. Graduates will be on a pathway to become a Marine Engineer on commercial vessels. The course will provide students with the knowledge and skill to safely operate and maintain machinery on modern commercial vessels. Course content includes engineering fundamentals, marine engineering, marine legislation, shipboard safety, controls systems and marine structures. The course is fully compliant with the training and educational requirements of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certication and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW Convention, as amended in 2010).

PREREQUISITES
Prospective students must meet AMC/UTAS general entry requirements (www.studentcentre.utas.edu.au/admissions/ requirements.html). Also required: Australian Year 12 (or equivalent) with a pass in Mathematics Applied (or equivalent) and Physics, Chemistry or a physical science subject. Australian Year 10 pass in English (or equivalent)

Course Content
Overview of the Shipping Industry Shipboard Operations and Watchkeeping Ship Maintenance Marine Rigging Technology Deck Machinery Certicate of Prociency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats Basic Fire Prevention and Control First Aid at Sea Main Propulsion Ancillary Systems Training Vessel Welding and Thermal Cutting Manual Metal Arc Welding Machining Minimum education requirement of Year 10 or equivalent Minimum age of 16 Adequate medical tness

Those who do not possess the prerequisites can undertake relevant foundation units (no course fees) through the University to meet the required standard. For more information on prerequisites, visit www.amc.edu.au/prerequisites For further information on AMSA requirements, visit www.amsa.gov.au

FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS


On successful completion of the Advanced Diploma students will be able to articulate into the Year 3 of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Marine Engineering).

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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MARINE ENGINEER

To be eligible for an AMSA certication of prociency, and work as an Integrated Rating, you must: Complete the approved training course (ie TDM30307) Be over 18 years of age Complete at least 36 weeks qualifying sea service on a designated ship Hold a current AMSA certicate of medical tness
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This course is not available to international students. Does not include qualifying sea service.

I would highly recommend studying at AMC as it offers unparalleled training for a dynamic and exciting maritimebased career path.

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adVanced diploma Maritime Operations (Specialisation)
DURATION: LOCATION: 2 YEARS beauty point, LAUNCESTON, distance3 intake: check website for dates www.amc.edu.au/ocean-seafaring MINIMUM ataR: 60

oceAn se A F A R I n G

Nautical Science
DURATION: 1.5 YEARS LOCATION: beauty point and LAUNCESTON intake: check website for dates www.amc.edu.au/ocean-seafaring

About the course


This course has been designed to facilitate entry by international students who wish to embark on a career in the international shipping industry. Graduates will become a Navigating (Deck) Officer, Master on commercial vessels. The course will provide students with the knowledge and skills required to safely operate commercial vessels. Course content includes navigation, seamanship, cargo and passenger transport, marine legislation and shipboard safety and management. This course is fully compliant with the training and educational requirements of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certication and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW Convention, as amended in 2010).

About the course


This course is for people who wish to pursue careers in the international shipping industry. It is suitable for students who complete Australian Year 12 studies (or equivalent), as well as existing seafarers and those who would like to pursue careers in on-shore shipping management. On completion of Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations (Electrotechnology) students will be eligible for nal assessment with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority and obtain a Certicate of Competency as an Electro Technical Officer (requirements as specied in Marine Orders Part 3).

PREREQUISITES
Prospective students must meet AMC/UTAS general entry requirements (www.studentcentre.utas.edu.au/admissions/ requirements.html). Also required: Australian Year 12 (or equivalent) with a pass in Mathematics Applied (or equivalent) and Physics, Chemistry or a physical science subject. Australian Year 10 pass in English (or equivalent)

PREREQUISITES
Prospective students must meet AMC/UTAS general entry requirements (www.studentcentre.utas.edu.au/admissions/ requirements.html). Also required: Australian Year 12 (or equivalent) with a pass in Mathematics Applied (or equivalent) and Physics, Chemistry or a physical science subject. Australian Year 10 pass in English (or equivalent)

Those who do not possess the prerequisites can undertake relevant foundation units free of charge through the University to meet the required standard. For more information on prerequisites, visit www.amc.edu.au/prerequisites For further information on AMSA requirements, visit www.amsa.gov.au

Those who do not possess the prerequisites can undertake relevant foundation units free of charge through the University to meet the required standard. For more information on prerequisites, visit www.amc.edu.au/prerequisites For further information on AMSA requirements, visit www.amsa.gov.au

areas of studY (Specialisations)


Maritime Operations Nautical provides an excellent introduction to harbour operations, marine management and maritime risk management. Marine Pilotage6 focuses on bridge operations, human factors, shipboard safety, navigation and other skills needed to be a marine pilot. Marine Surveying6 allows students to specialise in marine surveying supported by a strong selection of electives in advanced marine engineering. Maritime Operations - Engineering has a strong focus on subjects such engineering, control systems and shipyard operations leading to careers involving ship repair, dry dock operations and marine superintendency. Electrotechnology6 give specialist education and training in electrical electronic repair and maintenance, control systems, offshore engineering, marine electrical powering systems and advanced automation.

FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS


On successful completion of the Advanced Diploma, students will be able to articulate into Year 3 of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Nautical Science).

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
A graduate can pursue a career as a Deck Officer on any type of commercial vessel of unlimited tonnage.

FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS


The course articulates directly into the Bachelor of Maritime Operations (Specialisation).

On completion of the course, students will be eligible to undertake a nal assessment with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) and obtain a certicate of competency as a Deck Officer (requirements specied by the Australian Marine Orders, Part 3).

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Graduates can pursue careers as marine surveyors, harbour masters and shipping company managers.

International students studying in Australia on a student visa may not undertake this course by distance.

At the time of printing, this courses is not yet CRICOS registered and therefore are not available to international students. International students should visit www. international.utas.edu.au to conrm on-campus availability.

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bachelor degree Applied Science
DURATION: 3 YEARs

(Maritime Operations - Specialisation)


LOCATION: beauty point, LAUNCESTON, DISTANCE3 intake: check website for dates www.amc.edu.au/ocean-seafaring MINIMUM ataR: 60

Applied Science (Marine Engineering)


DURATION: LOCATION: 3 YEARS7 LAUNCESTON intake: check website for dates www.amc.edu.au/ocean-seafaring MINIMUM ataR: 60

About the course


This degree provides the knowledge and skills required to manage shore-based maritime related operations, installations and machinery. It provides an alternative pathway to a wide selection of careers in the international maritime industry, without the requirement for sea-time.

About the course


This degree is aimed at individuals who wish to embark on a career in the international shipping industry. Graduates will become a Marine Engineer on commercial vessels*. It is suitable for students who complete Australian Year 12 studies (or equivalent), as well as trade personnel and existing seafarers wishing to upgrade their qualications. Our degree provides the knowledge and skills required to safely manage, operate, and maintain shipboard machinery. Course content includes engineering fundamentals, maritime engineering, marine legislation and shipboard safety, controls systems, marine structures, and management.

PREREQUISITES

Prospective students must meet AMC/UTAS general entry requirements (www.studentcentre.utas.edu.au/admissions/ requirements.html). Also required: Australian Year 12 (or equivalent) with a pass in Mathematics Applied (or equivalent) and Physics, Chemistry or a physical science subject. Australian Year 10 pass in English (or equivalent)

Those who do not possess the prerequisites can undertake relevant foundation units (no course fees) through the University to meet the required standard. For more information on prerequisites, visit www.amc.edu.au/prerequisites AREAS OF STUDY (SPECIALISATIONS) Maritime Operations Nautical provides an excellent introduction to harbour operations, marine management and maritime risk management. Marine Pilotage6 focuses on bridge operations, human factors, shipboard safety, navigation and other skills needed to be a marine pilot. Marine Surveying6 allows students to specialise in marine surveying supported by a strong selection of electives in advanced marine engineering. Maritime Operations - Engineering has a strong focus on subjects such engineering, control systems and shipyard operations leading to careers involving ship repair, dry dock operations and marine superintendency. Electrotechnology6 give specialist education and training in electrical electronic repair and maintenance, control systems, offshore engineering, marine electrical powering systems and advanced automation. further studY options This course articulates directly into the Master of Maritime Studies6 and the Master of Business Administration (Maritime and Logistics Management). CAREER OPPORTUNITIES There is a wide scope of international industries that graduates can seek employment from, including: state and national government, shipping companies, international shipping regulators and organisations, maritime training institutions and port and dock organisations. Depending on the specialisation chosen, graduates may end up in jobs such as: Cargo Supervisor, Terminal Manager, Marine Investigator, Nautical Advisor, Crew Manager, Shipyard Consultant, Maritime Auditor, Coastguard or Customs official, Mooring Master, Quarantine Official, Marine Insurance Assessor, and more.

PREREQUISITES
Prospective students must meet AMC/UTAS general entry requirements (www.studentcentre.utas.edu.au/admissions/ requirements.html). Also required: Australian Year 12 (or equivalent) with a pass in Mathematics Applied (or equivalent) and Physics, Chemistry or a physical science subject. Australian Year 10 pass in English (or equivalent)

Those who do not possess the prerequisites can undertake relevant foundation units free of charge through the University to meet the required standard. For more information on prerequisites, visit www.amc.edu.au/prerequisites

FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS


This course articulates directly into AMCs Master of Maritime Studies6 and the Master of Business Administration (Maritime and Logistics Management).

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
A graduate can pursue a career as a Marine Engineer on any type of commercial vessel of unlimited power.

On completion of Year 2 studies, students will have the option of withdrawing from the full degree program and receiving the Advanced Diploma of Marine Engineering.

International students studying in Australia on a student visa may not undertake this course by distance. At the time of printing, this course is not yet CRICOS registered and therefore is not available to international students. International students should visit www.international.utas.edu.au to conrm on-campus availability.
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Applied Science (Nautical Science)


DURATION: LOCATION: 2.5 YEARS7 BEAUTY POINT AND LAUNCESTON INTAKE: to be confirmed MINIMUM ataR: 60

About the course


This degree is aimed at individuals who wish to embark on a career in the international shipping industry. Graduates may become a Navigating (Deck) Officer, Master on commercial vessels. It is suitable for students who complete Australian Year 12 studies (or equivalent), as well as existing seafarers wishing to upgrade their qualications. This degree provides the knowledge and skills required to safely manage and operate vessels. Course content includes navigation and vessel handling, cargo and passenger transport, vessel management, maritime legislation and shipboard safety.

graduate PROFI LE
KIRSTEEN
deck officer
I completed a marine biology degree in Melbourne but I hadnt found my calling - there was something missing. Id always lived near the beach and gazed out at ships on the horizon, but the turning point was when I got a part-time job as a linesman on the docks, and a chance conversation with a female ship cadet who suggested I did Pre-Sea (Year 1) training at AMC. I then managed to get a cadetship of my own with Farstad Shipping Indian Pacic, who provided me with the required sea-time and sponsored the rest of my training. Before I came back to AMC, I had worked on ten different offshore vessels, and got to tow an oil rig across the Tasman, and bring one back from Singapore. My company prefers their cadets to study at AMC - the lecturers have so much industry experience to share. And the ship simulator facilities are awesome! The course really enhanced my understanding of what I need to know on-board as a deck officer. I also really enjoyed living in Launceston while I was studying I made heaps of new friends, played lots of sport and went exploring. I love working on ships and Id like to think Im breaking stereotypes and hopefully opening up opportunities for the next generation of young women.
International students studying in Australia on a student visa may not undertake this course by distance. 6At the time of printing, this course is not yet CRICOS registered and therefore is not available to international students. International students should visit www.international.utas.edu.au to conrm on-campus availability. 7Does not include qualifying sea service.
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PREREQUISITES

Prospective students must meet AMC/UTAS general entry requirements (www.studentcentre.utas.edu.au/admissions/ requirements.html). Also required: Australian Year 12 (or equivalent) with a pass in Mathematics Applied (or equivalent) and Physics, Chemistry or a physical science subject Australian Year 10 pass in English (or equivalent)

Those who do not possess the prerequisites can undertake relevant foundation units3 (no course fees) through the University to meet the required standard. For more information on prerequisites, visit www.amc.edu.au/prerequisites This course articulates directly into AMCs Master of Maritime Studies6 and the Master of Business Administration (Maritime and Logistics Management).

FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates can pursue careers as a Deck Officer on any type of commercial vessel of unlimited tonnage.
On completion of Year 2 studies, students will have the option of withdrawing from the full degree program and receiving the Advanced Diploma of Applied Science (Nautical Science).

AMSA REQUIREMENTS for nautical science and marine engineering


Seafaring students must gain employment as a trainee marine deck or engineer officer with a shipping company in order to obtain the required qualifying sea service. Employment may be sought either before or after Year 1 studies (Year 1 is also known as pre-sea training). Medical requirements and an eyesight test as required by AMSA will apply to seafaring students. On completion of this degree, students will be eligible for the nal assessment Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) assessment and obtain a Certicate of Competency as a Marine Engineer, Deck Officer or Master (requirements specied by the Australian Marine Orders, Part 3). These degrees are fully compliant with the training and educational requirements of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certication and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW Convention, as amended in 2010). For further information on AMSA requirements, please go to www.amsa.gov.au

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PostGRAdUAte coURses
MARITIME STUDIES
LOCATION: INTAKE: Distance only February, July
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degree level: Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Masters

About the program


This program has been developed for people with a strong interest in maritime issues and affairs to undertake further study. It has a professional development focus and will enable students to explore topics within the context of their professional work or own particular interest. There are a choice of units drawn from a number of maritime elds including: maritime operations, maritime safety, maritime policy and marine environment. There are two pathways to the award of Master: 1. The equivalent of 1 year of full-time study by coursework, followed by the completion of a dissertation equivalent to 6 months of full-time study.

Graduate Diploma of Maritime Studies


duration: 1 year full-time part-time available

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PAtHWAYs

2. The equivalent of 6 months of full-time study by coursework and then the completion of a research dissertation equivalent to 1 year of full-time study.

Academic entrY reQuirements: Completion of Graduate Certicate in Maritime Studies, or equivalent. (Note: The Graduate Diploma is not available in Pathway Two)

PATHWAY ONE
UNITS
Exploring the Maritime Space 12.5% International Maritime Policy 12.5% Planning & Decision Making 12.5% Contemporary Maritime Issues 12.5% Degree Elective* 1 12.5% Degree Elective 2 12.5% Degree Elective 3 12.5% Student Elective** 1 12.5% Dissertation 50%

GC GD M x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x M x x x x x

Graduate Certicate in Maritime Studies


duration: 6 months full-time part-time available

Master of Maritime Studies


duration: 1.5 years full-time part-time available

Academic entrY reQuirements Australian bachelor degree or equivalent or Advanced Diploma with extensive work experience in the maritime sector, or in maritime management or administration. AlternatiVe entrY Extensive and relevant work experience in a maritime area and a demonstrated potential to undertake study at postgraduate level.
5

Academic entrY reQuirements Completion of Graduate Diploma in Maritime Studies, or equivalent; for Pathway Two completion of the Graduate Certicate in Maritime Studies or equivalent.

UNITS
Exploring the Maritime Space 12.5% Planning & Decision Making 12.5% Contemporary Maritime Issues 12.5% Degree Elective* OR a unit in research methodology suited to the proposed field of study 12.5% Research dissertation 100%

GC x x x x

6 At the time of printing, this courses is not yet CRICOS registered and therefore are not available to international students. International students should visit www.international.utas.edu.au to conrm on-campus availability.

This course is not available to international students.

*Selected from a schedule of units **Any postgraduate unit selected by the student.

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MAsteR oF APPLIed scIence (sPecIALIsAtIon)


degree level: Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Masters LOCATION: INTAKE: Distance3 only February, July

About the program


This program provides students with in-depth exposure to a broad range of topics associated with maritime operations. Its primary aim is to provide a route for professional development for those involved in the maritime industry and the specialisations enable students to focus on their areas of interest. It will be of interest to professional seafarers contemplating a shorebased career and to people who work/ wish to work in shipping companies, chartering, ports, regulatory authorities and classication societies. Four specialisations are offered: Shipyard Operations Shipping Operations Management Maritime Safety Marine Engineering

Graduate Diploma in Applied Science (Specialisation)


duration: 1 year full-time part-time available

SHIPPInG OPeRAtIons MAnAGeMent


UNITS
Marine Superintendency 12.5% Maritime Safety 12.5% Degree Elective* 1 12.5% Degree Elective 2 12.5% Harbour Operations & Services 12.5% Commercial Ship Management 12.5% Degree Elective 3 12.5% Student Elective** 1 12.5% Dissertation 50%

Academic entrY reQuirements: Completion of the Graduate Certicate in Applied Science (Specialisation) or equivalent

GC GD M x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x

Master of Applied Science (Specialisation)


duration: 1.5 years full-time part-time available

MARItIMe sAFetY
UNITS
International Shipping 12.5% Maritime Safety 12.5% Degree Elective* 1 12.5% Degree Elective 2 12.5% Risk & Crisis Management 12.5% Shipping & the Marine Environment 12.5% Degree Elective 3 12.5% Student Elective** 1 12.5% Dissertation 50%

The program covers a broad range of core topics relating to maritime operations such as Marine Superintendency, Marine Surveying, Commercial Ship Management and Harbour Operations & Services. Students are also able to select units from a schedule consisting of subjects drawn from a number of maritime elds including maritime safety, maritime policy, ship design, the marine environment, international trade and maritime economics.

Academic entrY reQuirements: Completion of the Graduate Diploma in Applied Science (Specialisation) or equivalent; for Pathway Two completion of the Graduate Certicate in Maritime Studies or equivalent.

GC GD M x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x

sAMPLe stUdY PRoGRAM Program Structure


Gc - GRAdUAte ceRtIFIcAte Gd -GRAdUAte dIPLoMA M - MAsteRs

KeY

sHIPYARd oPeRAtIons
UNITS
Marine Superintendency 12.5% Management of Shipyard Operations 12.5% Degree Elective* 1 12.5% Degree Elective 2 12.5% Management of Engineering Projects 12.5% Shipyard Production Processes 12.5% Degree Elective 3 12.5% Student Elective ** 1 12.5% Dissertation 50%

Graduate Certicate in Applied Science (Specialisation)


duration: 6 months full-time part-time available

GC GD M x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x

MARIne enGIneeRInG
UNITS GC GD M x x Marine Superintendency 12.5% x Marine Surveying & Inspection 12.5% x x x * Degree Elective 1 12.5% x x x x x x Degree Elective 2 12.5%
Design of Marine Machinery Systems 12.5% Shipyard Production Processes 12.5% Degree Elective 3 12.5% Student Elective** 1 12.5% Dissertation 50%

Academic entrY reQuirements Australian Bachelors degree or equivalent or Advanced Diploma with extensive work experience in the maritime sector or in maritime management or administration AlternatiVe entrY Extensive and relevant work experience in a maritime area and, a demonstrated potential to undertake study at postgraduate level.

x x x x

x x x

International students studying in Australia on a student visa may not undertake this course by distance.

*Selected from a schedule of units **Any postgraduate unit selected by the student.

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MARItIMe enGIneeRInG
degree level: Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Masters LOCATION: INTAKE: Launceston or Distance3 February, July

Graduate Certificate in Maritime Engineering (Naval Engineering) or (Technology Management)


duration: 6 months full-time or part-time2 equivalent

Graduate Diploma in Maritime Engineering (Naval Engineering) or (Technology Management)


duration: 1 year full-time or part-time2 equivalent

Master of Maritime Engineering (Naval Engineering) or (Technology Management)


duration: 1.5 years full-time or part-time2 equivalent

sTUdENT PROFILE DANIELLE


master of maritime engineering
I am a Naval Architect at Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) and am currently working on the SEA1000 Future Submarine Project. My work focuses on tasks associated with submarine design for SEA1000, and sustainment activities that support Collins Class submarines and Submarine Escape and Rescue. I undertake a range of Naval Architecture specic tasks, as well as project assessment activities, safety and habitability tasks, and even materials selection. I had previously gained my Bachelor of Engineering (Naval Architecture) at the Australian Maritime College and chose to study for a Master of Maritime Engineering as I wanted to further my skills beyond my Bachelor degree. The course has subjects like simulation and modelling and marine propulsion systems, which will improve my skills in ways that directly support my future aims at DMO. Studying via distance allows me to continue work and ts in with my business travel and home commitments. I am also able to directly apply the skills I learn to my job on a daily basis. The assignments and examples use real scenarios/ systems that are in the maritime environment rather then general examples on land or air. This makes it easier to see their use in the maritime environment and replicate it at work. The Master of Maritime Engineering helps me achieve my CPD hours for continuing chartered status and will improve my ability to take on greater responsibility and later apply for a promotion. I would recommend this course to anyone working within the maritime sector, as well as those that wish to transfer to the sector. AMCs subjects are instantly useful, and the exible course structure allows you to study part-time while you work.

About the program


These postgraduate maritime engineering programs will provide engineering graduates with in-depth exposure to a wide range of subjects relevant to the development and procurement of marine systems. These programs are aimed at engineering professionals already in the workforce but with limited exposure to the maritime engineering sector, and who wish to continue working while studying to gain a relevant professional qualication. To help busy professional engineers balance their work, study and family commitments, all units have been specically designed to provide a exible learning approach through innovative online/distance study programs. Students may specialise in one of two majors Naval Engineering or Technology Management while retaining some exibility to combine units from across either major. Naval Engineering This study option enables students to develop their maritime engineering knowledge in areas related to marine vessels or submarines. It is particularly suited to students already working in defence-related projects who wish to develop a career in technical design and systems engineering projects. Technology Management This study option enables students to combine maritime engineering technical knowledge with management skills. It is particularly suited to students who wish to develop a career in technical management within the maritime industry.

Academic entrY reQuirement


Recognised bachelor degree in engineering.

Part-time study is not available to international students on a student visa studying in Australia. International students studying in Australia on a student visa may not undertake this course by distance.

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MARIne enVIRonMent
degree level: Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Masters, Masters with Honours LOCATION: INTAKE: Launceston or Distance/FleXible Delivery (limited)8 February, July About the program This suite of postgraduate programs provides graduates with advanced skills and expertise in the collection, analysis and translation of scientic information; and research into achieving industry best-practice outcomes and optimal policy development and implementation. Graduates will demonstrate maximum value to employers in industry, government and non-government organisations across all areas of marine resource and environmental management, science policy for all levels of government, and technical management across a range of marine and maritime industries. Additionally, the Master of Applied Science with Honours provides specic training in all facets of research, giving graduates the necessary background for admission to higher degree by research programs. Postgraduate qualications in Applied Science (Marine Environment) are accredited (in part or full) as meeting the further learning requirements for registration as a chartered marine scientist by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST). Participants may specialise in one of four disciplines: Aquaculture (see page 13) Aquatic Animal Health: provides advanced knowledge of aquatic animal health-related issues for aquaculture and sheries focusing on areas such as disease processes in aquatic animals, disease prevention and control, and diagnostic methods. This program provides high-level education and specialist training to those responsible for policy development and management; as well as researchers and diagnosticians working, or wishing to work, in the area of aquatic animal health. Fisheries Management (see page 13) Marine Conservation (see page 13)

Graduate Diploma of Applied Science (Marine Environment)


duration: 1 year full-time or part-time2 equivalent
Students complete an additional four coursework units after completion of the Graduate Certicate in their chosen specialisation.

Master of Applied Science (Marine Environment)


duration: 1.5 years full-time or part-time2 equivalent Students complete a six-month research dissertation after completion of the Graduate Diploma in their chosen specialisation.

Master of Applied Science (Marine Environment) with Honours


duration: 2 years full-time or part-time2 equivalent Students complete a twelve-month research dissertation after completion of the Graduate Diploma in their chosen specialisation.

KATHRYN
master of marine environment

INTERNATIONAL GRAdUATE PROFILE

entrY reQuirements for all postgraduate courseworK marine enVironment programs Australian bachelor degree or equivalent qualication obtained at a recognised tertiary institution. Students with degrees in environmental management, wildlife management, marine biology, environmental science, environmental or ecological economics, environmental law or policy, or related disciplines will be accepted for entry. Students will normally be expected to have demonstrable experience in aquatic or marine science. Those not meeting this requirement may be required to undertake additional study to gain admission.

Graduate Certificate in Applied Science (Marine Environment)


duration: 6 months full-time or part-time2 equivalent Students complete four coursework units with a focus on their chosen specialisation.
Part-time study is not available to international students on a student visa studying in Australia. 8International students studying in Australia on a student visa may not undertake this course by distance or via exible delivery.
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I came to AMC two years ago from Trinidad-Tobago through an Australian Leadership Award Scholarship, as part of the AusAid program. My nal year research project involved examining the inuence of articial light on trawl catch rates, which yielded positive results in terms of by-catch reduction. Something like this has the potential to make a big difference to the sustainability of our sheries in the Caribbean. AMC is an amazing place. The experiences that I have had here have been fantastic. I have handled species of Tasmanian wild sh that most will only see in books. Ive been really well supported throughout my time here, and its been fantastic working with academics that have such a wealth of industry experience. Ive particularly loved having the opportunity to do my research out on AMCs training vessel Bluen while other students were learning sh trawling and analysing by-catch techniques. I also enjoyed assisting the worldrenowned Queen Victoria Museum with identifying and cataloguing marine species. While the climactic differences took a little getting used to, I will miss being able to do great walks through the rugged Tassie wilderness. Its all so refreshing. Being here was just the kind of new experience that I was looking for.

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MARItIMe & LoGIstIcs MAnAGeMent


Graduate Certificate Maritime & Logistics Management Graduate Diploma Maritime & Logistics Management

Maritime & Logistics Management

MBA

Master of PhilosophY

doctor of PhilosophY

level & duration: Graduate Certificate (6 months), Graduate Diploma (1 year), MasterS (1.5 years) part-time: available2 LOCATION: INTAKE: Launceston or Distance3 February, July

GET AN MBA IN 3 YEARS PART-TIME


experience. If an appropriate degree or professional qualication is not held, prospective candidates may apply to the Department to consider their suitability. An applicants suitability is assessed on various criteria including work experience, current managerial responsibilities and/or their GMAT score.

Graduate Certificate in Maritime & Logistics Management


duration: 6 months full-time or part-time2 equivalent

Graduate Diploma of Maritime & Logistics Management


duration: 1 year full-time or part-time2 equivalent

Master of Business Administration MBA (Maritime & Logistics Management)


duration: 1.5 years full-time or part-time2 equivalent

About the program: This program includes the


elements of a classic MBA, but the addition of a strong maritime and logistics focus provides students with an excellent level of understanding of these industries. As a result, graduates will be equipped for senior management positions in the sector. Eligible applicants may apply for direct entry to the MBA program. Students complete 12 units and have two options available for study. They can choose to undertake the course fully by coursework or, alternatively, primarily by coursework with a nal dissertation equivalent to three units of study. A popular alternative pathway to the MBA involves students commencing with the Graduate Certicate (four units) or the Graduate Diploma (eight units). The courses are integrated and build upon each other. For example, a student enters at Graduate Certicate level and successfully completes the four units of that course, these units are fully recognised when progressing into the Graduate Diploma or MBA course. The Graduate Certicate and Graduate Diploma are also available as standalone courses for those who wish to receive a highly regarded management qualication in a shorter timeframe.

GRAdUATE PROFILE VIC


MBA - MARITIME & LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
I use my MBA every single day - not just in my own work, but in leading others as a team. Before the MBA I couldnt have done the job I do now as CEO of Broome Port. In fact, these post-graduate studies were such an incredibly valuable experience,I couldnt resist signing up to a PhD. A specialist MBA in Maritime and Logistics Management brings many opportunities. With Australias two-speed economy, the fast-lane is driven by the resources and logistics industries. Ports, supply chain and landside transport are integral. I cannot express how fantastic my AMC experience was. The administration ladies in the AMC distance educationoffice kept me sane. From what Ive heard, the level of support totally surpasses most universities.

Academic entrY reQuirement: Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in an approved discipline. WorK eXperience entrY reQuirement: A
minimum of two years relevant work experience.

AlternatiVe entrY: Successful completion of a Certicate of Competency as a Master Class 1 or Engineering Class 1, together with extensive industry
2 3

Part-time study is not available to international students on a student visa studying in Australia. International students studying in Australia on a student visa may not undertake this course by distance.

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Through these higher degree by research programs, youll undertake your own creative work in a systematic way. This is supported by a globally recognised marine and maritimerelated research institution with multi-million-dollar specialist research facilities utilised by companies and governments worldwide.

Graduate research opportunities are available through AMCs three National Centres specialising in:
Marine Conservation & Resource Sustainability Maritime Engineering & Hydrodynamics Ports & Shipping

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
Research Higher Degree (HDR) Scholarships are made available to attract candidates of exceptional research potential to AMCs niche research capabilities, including: John Bicknell Award (Elite level scholarship with project operating expenses) John Foster Scholarships AMC HDR Scholarships

FInd oUt MoRe


Visit www.utas.edu.au/research/graduate-research/scholarships or contact the relevant AMC graduate research coordinator (see following pages).

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The following industry areas are strategically important to the research conducted at the National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics (NCMEH). These areas form the foundation of many Research Higher Degree (HDR) topics. Examples below are of past, continuing and, in some cases, key potential future research:

Defence industrY and operations


Cavitation and noise signatures Seakeeping and manoeuvring of surface craft and submarines

Fisheries Engineering
Energy-efficient trawl gear, improved selectivity and reduction of bycatch Scaling of underwater equipment tests in ume tank Energy and fuel usage

LEONG
PRoJect: Computational fluid dynamics simulation and captive model testing of underwater vehicles FUndInG: Defence Science and Technology Organisation TEAM: Assoc. Prof. D. Ranmuthugala, Dr I. Penesis, Dr H. Nguyen
Originally from Malaysia, Leong completed a degree in Maritime Engineering (Ocean Engineering) through the National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics before commencing his PhD at AMC.
What wider implications will your research have? The developed underwater vehicle simulation model were working on can also be used by designers to evaluate the implications of different design options and manoeuvers without the need for the physical vehicle and pilot. This provides a safer and more costeffective means of testing. What next? The skills and knowledge gained through my postgraduate research and experience here at AMC will open a wide diversity of career options in both academia and industry. For the moment though, my immediate goal is to nish my PhD!

High speed craft and shipbuilding (including some


aspects of large shipbuilding) Structural response, including uid-structure interaction Resistance and propulsion, including waterjets, propellers, vessel-generated waves and environmental impact Vessel safety and damaged stability Structural integrity, including composites

Marine engines
Diesel spray dynamics, including CFD of marine diesel engine combustion and emissions Alternative fuels

Ocean engineering
Missions, propulsion and control of autonomous underwater vehicles Hydrodynamic performance of platforms, risers and pipelines Modelling of tropical cyclones and their extreme winds, waves and water levels Ocean renewable energy Wave energy and energy generation from tidal currents waves

Ports
Ship handling simulation and control Behaviour of berthed ships Hydrodynamics of high performance craft including sailing yachts Surng wave pool design

Recreational craft

Staff research interests


For details of NCMEH researchers, please visit: www.amc.edu.au/people/maritime-engineering

Potential research proJects


Please visit: www.utas.edu.au/research/graduateresearch/elite/applied-sciences/maritimeengineering--and--hydrodynamics

For more information please contact the NCMEH Graduate Research Coordinator Email: research.ncmeh@amc.edu.au Phone: +61 3 6324 9732

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nAtIonAL centRe FoR MARItIMe enGIneeRInG & HYdRodYnAMIcs

R ese A R c H

The National Centre for Ports and Shipping (NCPS) undertakes a broad range of research applied to the maritime industry and also investigates maritime transportation in a broader supply chain or complex system approach. Examples below are of past, continuing and in some cases, key potential future research.

Ports management
Maritime policy and port governance Strategic management of ports Port development management Port and shipping economics Port performance and efficiency measurement Port pricing and competition Port marketing strategies Regional ports and innovation

LIvINGsTONE
PRoJect: Making seafaring attractive in an era of global shortage in qualified sailors FUndInG: Australian Maritime College scholarship TEAM: Dr S. Cahoon and Dr J. Fei
Why AMC? I was looking for top-notch mentoring and apprenticeship during my PhD research in the maritime discipline, and there is no better place than AMC. I am conducting research on retention among seafarers and getting to meet seafarers on a daily basis is more than I could ask for. Also, meeting students from numerous countries means an enriched cultural experience. Living in Tasmania, I get to visit interesting places in the countryside on an island that has an enormous wealth of World Heritage Sites. Having access to the best research facilities to undertake my research has been awesome. The research culture at AMC is very rich. My supervisors are knowledgeable in their chosen elds and this has made my academic journey worthwhile so far. In short, I have never for a day regretted treading this path.

Shipping management
Maritime human factors and safety management Strategic co-operations in shipping Crisis management Knowledge creation and transfer, IT and management Seafarer recruitment, retention and human capital Coastal shipping Green shipping

SupplY chain and logistics management


Global supply chain strategies, collaboration and risk Quality management in supply chains and ports Supply chain performance Maritime disruptions in supply chains Knowledge and skill requirements of logistics managers Value chain systems Intermodal transport connectivity Path dependency in regional networks Strategic capabilities and the digital economy E-readiness and audit tools

Vet and worKforce planning


Competency based training Authentic assessment in VET Training berths issues and solutions

Staff research interests


For details of NCPS researchers, please visit: www.amc.edu.au/people/maritime-and-logisticsmanagement For more information please contact the NCPS Graduate Research Coordinator Email: research.ncps@amc.edu.au Phone: +61 3 6324 9645

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nAtIonAL centRe FoR MARIne conseRVAtIon & ResoURce sUstAInAbILItY


Research Higher Degree (HDR) study with the National Centre for Marine Conservation and Resource Sustainability (NCMCRS) provides an opportunity to make a real difference to the management and health of the marine environment. Examples below are of past, continuing and in some cases, key potential future research. Sustainable Marine Production and AQuaculture Aquatic animal health and welfare Aquatic animal nutrition and physiology Aquaculture production and technology By-catch reduction Ecosystem-based management Fisheries management Fisheries biology Fisheries gear technology Harvest and post-harvest technology Resource economics

MARIA
PRoJect: Marine phytoplankton-bacterial interactions FUndInG: University of Tasmania internal funding grant, Australian Research Council TEAM: Dr C. Bolch
Originally from Sweden, Maria Albinsson studied the interactions between Perch and toxic microalgae in the Baltic Sea, and the interactions between microalgae and parasites in Chesapeake Bay, USA, before coming to AMC to complete her PhD in Marine Ecology.
What is the most rewarding part of your research? The concept of algae and bacteria interacting with one another is still fairly new, and there are lots of questions out there still waiting to be answered. I think this is what makes it such a rewarding eld of research; there are still so many aspects that are unknown and even the slightest discoveries are worthy of attention. What next? After nishing my PhD I got a shortterm research position with the CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Laboratories, and, I am still there today, but now as a postdoctoral fellow. What would you say to someone considering undertaking a research project at AMC? Go for it! I learnt so much during my PhD years. Its worth all the blood, sweat and tears in the end.

Marine conserVation and enVironment Algal and microbial ecology/biology Human impacts on marine environments Impacts of climate change Invasive and introduced species Marine and coastal ecology Remote-sensing in coastal environments

Staff research interests For details of NCMCRS researchers, please visit: www.amc.edu.au/people/marineconservation-and-resource-sustainability For more information please contact the NCMCRS Graduate Research Coordinator Email: research.ncmcrs@amc.edu.au Phone: +61 3 6324 3801

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A Mc se A R c H

AMC SEARCH

AMC Search Ltd (AMCS) is the commercial arm of the Australian Maritime College. Since its inception in 1985, AMC Search has grown into a highly specialised, current and customer focused organisation, providing maritime related training and consultancy for a wide range of international and Australian organisations and individuals.

AMCS offers a wide range of short courses, both scheduled and to clients specic requirements. AMCS markets and administers short courses on behalf of AMC which retains academic control of all courses. AMCs mandatory short courses meet the requirements of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) and comply with the International Maritime Organisations STCW78 (as amended)5. Training programmes, some of which can be provided on client premises, include: ALA approVed Vessel Traffic SerVices V-103/1: VTS Basic Operator Training V-103/2: VTS Supervisor Training V-103/4: On the Job Instructor Training Local Port Services (LPS) DYnamic Positioning (DP) DP Basic (Induction) DP Advanced (Simulator)

Offshore Ballast Stability Class B Mooring Operations Port and Terminal Operations Operational and Commercial Aspects of Stevedoring and Terminal Operation Dangerous Goods Safe Bulk Loading Practice Ship Planners Bulk Carrier Operations Dockmaster Training TanKer SafetY Tanker Familiarisation Combined Advanced Oil and Chemical Tanker Safety Advanced Liqueed Gas Tanker Operations Integrated Marine Simulator Courses Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA) Electronic Chart Display Information System (ECDIS) Bridge Resource Management (BRM) High-Speed Navigation Upgrades Large Tonnage Vessel Upgrade Chief Integrated Ratings Course information, including scheduled dates, fees and content is available at: www.amcsearch.com.au Alternatively, if you would like to discuss how AMCS can meet your specic training needs, contact: Mrs Catherine Wilson (Deputy CEO) Phone: +61 3 6324 9852 Email: C.Wilson@amc.edu.au

DecK Officer ReValidation GMDSS Communications and Renewal Sea SafetY and SurViVal Certicate of Sea Safety Training Certicate of Prociency in Survival Craft Fast Rescue Craft Operators Course Crisis Management and Human Behaviour (IMO 1.29) Crowd Management (IMO 1.28)

Fire Fighting Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting Advanced Fire Fighting

Medical Care Medical First Aid on board Ship Medical Care on board Ship

Ship SecuritY Officer


5

Commercial arm of the Australian Marime College

AMC SEARCH

Not available to international students.

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WATCH US ONLINE!
View a compilation of interviews with students and staff, together with footage of our facilities broadcast on the Australian TV shing program Hook, Line and Sinker. Visit: www.amc.edu.au/amc-tv

APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP


Our generous scholarship program is offered in addition to Commonwealth support (HECS), Commonwealth Scholarships, AusAID and UTAS Scholarships and Bursaries (including the Tasmanian
International Scholarship).
AMC specic scholarships are covered under the following sections: AMC Outstanding and Excellent achievers Scholarships for Women Remote and Outer Regional Industry/ Business sponsored

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To nd out more visit: www.amc.edu.au/scholarships

larships

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SUndAY 25 AUGUst 2013 LAUNCESTON & BEAUTY POINT


www.amc.edu.au/openday

DONT MISS AMC OPEN DAY

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ENJOY CAMPUS LIFE


NEWNHAM CAMPUS ACCOMOdATION
Adjacent to the main university campus, Launceston on-campus options include traditional college-style accommodation and shared self-contained units. Student residences are set in tranquil, spacious gardens and provide easy access to classes and all on-campus facilities; including Saltz restaurant, with tasty, low cost meals seven days a week; and the university sport and recreation facility with a fully equipped gym, various classes, indoor heated 25 metre pool, tennis and squash courts, and social sport rosters (membership subsidised for students). From the Launceston campus, its an easy 10 minute walk to the Mowbray shopping centre, where you will nd a supermarket, banks and post office; and just a short bike ride along the University Trail into the City centre.

BEAUTY POINT CAMPUS ACCOMOdATION


Situated in a beautiful natural setting, just minutes from the waterfront at Beauty Point, Endeavour Hall is only 45mins drive from Launceston and is home predominantly to our coastal seafarers and IRs. There are many social and communal facilities along with 112 furnished individual rooms. High quality catering is provided by the owners of a local restaurant, and all AMC students get free membership of the nearby Port Dalrymple Yacht Club.

Im at the Beauty Point campus. Its great for heading out to sea, boating, diving, plus walking and cycling on trails through the bush or along the beaches. Student survey
Need more information on Beauty Point on-campus residence options?
Visit: www.amc.edu.au/endeavour-hall Phone: +61 3 6324 9422 Email: endeavour.hall@amc.edu.au

EAST COAST

I like the atmosphere, its got everything it needs, but isnt too big. I left Sydney to live here, and its such a refreshing change. You can also go basically anywhere in the state within a 2-3 hour drive. Student survey
Need more information on Newnham on-campus residence options?
Visit: www.accommodation.utas.edu.au Email: enquiries@accommodation.utas.edu.au Phone: +61 3 6324 3917

STUdENT ASSOCIATION
AMC also has an active student association (AMCSA) that runs the Seafarers Bar and organises a variety of events. Find them on Facebook!

YOULL L

;vE LONNIE!
Known for its stunning architecture, beautiful natural setting and mediterranean climate, it boasts many cultural activities and sporting events. Plus the beach, snow elds, wilderness (and the mainland) are never more than an hour away.

SPORT

Tasmanias vibrant northern city of Launceston is large enough to offer a city experience but small enough to retain a strong sense of community.

CRAdLE MOUNTAIN

Visit www.lovelaunceston.com.au or www.visitlauncestontamar.com.au

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SAILING

PENNY ROYAL SEAPORT

CATARACT GORGE

& CAFES GREAT SHOPPING

BEAUTY POINT

HERITAGE CITY

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WHATS NEXT?
ENQUIRIES
(except Coastal Seafaring)

The best way to get your queries answered, is to ll in our online enquiry form www.amc.edu.au/enquiry Your query will then be forwarded to the right person who will get in touch with you directly. Alternatively, Australian students can call the UTAS Information Centre Ph: 1300 363 864. International students should also complete our online enquiry form. But if you dont have internet access, please phone: +61 3 6324 3775

HOW TO APPLY

Australian students Please visit www.amc.edu.au/apply-admissionamc or if you are a mainland resident you can also apply through your states Tertiary Admission Centre. International students For intending International students, detailed information on the content of these and other UTAS courses, campuses, facilities, fees, refund policy, rules of admission and assessment, the ESOS Framework and an overview of the local Tasmanian environment, can be found on the UTAS International Students website. Please be advised that not all courses offered by UTAS are available to overseas/international students. Phone: +61 3 6324 3775 Email: Your.Study@utas.edu.au Web: www.international.utas.edu.au

COASTAL SEAFARING ENQUIRIES


Coastal Seafaring (vocational) students: Australian & International Email: vet.enquiry@amc.edu.au Phone: +61 3 6324 9404

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
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